Windows® 7 Service Pack 1
It's in the news that Windows 7 Service Pack 1 will be compatible with USB 3.0 and will offer better online connectivity with enhanced support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi stacks. Enterprises are looking forward for better and new features, which could raise the security, protection and database management level in the latest Windows 7.
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 will offer better connectivity towards peripheral devices like printers and scanners on account of better Bluetooth support. It will enhance the productivity at both home and office front with enhanced and secure data sharing among the networked computers.
Windows 7 SP1 may not be well compatible with Internet Explorer 8. Although it is too early to predict any limitation because the product is still under development.
It is obvious from the news of Windows 7 SP1 development that Microsoft is sincerely working to offer a better operating system. Work over the project started much time before, when even Windows 7 was under beta testing. However MS is not going to make any hasty decision, it's still waiting for feedback about released Windows 7, so that it can amend some other changes, if required to further polish its latest operating system. It is expected that SP1 will be available in June, 2010 for beta testing and public issuance may take the time up to November, 2010.
Windows 7 SP1 will be carrying all the patches and bug fixes that industry has released till date, in addition with USB 3.0 support and enhancement of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi stacks. Bluetooth enhancement will improve the corresponding areas including, Basic Imaging Profile, Basic Printing Profile, Common ISDN Access Profile, Cordless Telephony Profile, Device ID Profile and Device ID Profile as a consequence of which we can expect enhanced sharing of data and devices on your network.
With the new SP1, you can accomplish your sharing task in an efficient way. You can share your peripheral devices over your office or home network. You can use enhanced Bluetooth feature to send and share documents, files, photos and videos across your Local Area Network (LAN) in a better way. You would be able to resize and concert those images and documents into other format as per the need. In addition to this, you would be able to share data and files of your computer over your mobile phones in a better way, when you are away from your home or office.
To update your computer with Windows 7 SP1, you would have to do some architectural changes in your computer. It can’t be deployed until you upgrade your Random Access Memory (RAM) and do some changes in the BIOS setting of your motherboard. However about the exact parameter you need to wait for its beta testing.
Don't keep yourself waiting for SP1, as it can take almost 6 to 9 months to get launched. Keep your Windows update enabled, so that you can get this SP1 update as soon as it is available on MS website. To sync your data on your mobile device, it must be equipped with Windows Mobile Device Center, which can be downloaded from MS website.