Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 due in Q1 ’08

Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 due in Q1 '08 – The first service pack for Windows Vista is on its way, and PC Magazine has a preview of an early private beta version. [Digg Main]
Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 due in Q1 '08The first service pack for Windows Vista is on its way, and PC Magazine has a preview of an early private beta version. [Digg Main]

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