Service pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Release to Manufacturing and to general public by February 22

Microsoft released the first ser­vice pack for Win­dows 7 and Win­dows Serv­er 2008 R2 to the OEMs. First, there’s Feb­ru­ary 16, the day MSDN and Tech­Net cus­tomers get SP1 and next it’s Feb­ru­ary 22, the RTW (release of web) of the update. The SP1 com­ing with improve net­work­ing, secu­ri­ty and mobil­i­ty. Improve­ments in vir­tu­al­iza­tion are also expect­ed.

SP1 will include Remote­FX which pro­vides rich 3‑D graph­i­cal expe­ri­ence for remote users on Win­dows Serv­er 2008 R2 . The 1.2 GB SP1 con­tains patch­es and improve­ment till now released on win­dows update since release of Win­dows 7.

Source: Tech­net