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Parallels Desktop for Mac update adds complete Vista SP1, XP SP3 support

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: PC / Laptop, Software

ParallelsFor those of you who religiously use for the WIndows virtualization needs in OS X, you should be aware that there was a new update released today that has the appearance of being fairly important. After all, it now completely supports Windows XP SP3 and Windows Vista SP1, including full Boot Camp support in both. In addition, compatibility has been greatly improved, too. Of course, there are your other generic bug fixes and and performance enhancements as with any new release. Anyhow, definitely a recommended upgrade.

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Windows Vista SP1 goes public tomorrow

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Microsoft, PC / Laptop, Software

Windows Vista SP1Word on the street is that plans on finally releasing the first service pack for - that’s right, the long-awaited Windows Vista SP1 will be yours for the downloading in 24 hours. You’ll have to download it manually.

In a month’s time, on April 18, Vista SP1 will be added to the automatic update system. So the more casual bunch who rely on Windows Update for all their security needs will all come in under a second wave of installations. Here’s hoping for less crashing, better performance, and all that other good stuff. We’ve been waiting for this for over a year.

Speaking of which, those Vista price drops will also be going into effect this week. If you go ahead and install SP1, hit us up and let us know how it went in the comments.

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