vLite

vLite is a Vista compatible version of nLite that will allow you to make more choices while installing Vista. It will also allow for unattended installs. Check it out at vLite.net.

Vista SP1 due on February 15th?

Looks like Vista SP1 will be released on February 15. I have tried out the release candidate and Vista seemed to work a little faster so hopefully there will be even more improvements in the final.

Source:Engadget

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.

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Vista Service Pack 1 details announced: timing, beta, more

After months of speculation, rumor, and silence from Microsoft, the company is finally talking publicly about Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista.
Microsoft says that the first public beta of Windows Vista SP1 will be available in the next few weeks to TechNET and MSDN subscribers.

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Vista SP1 beta 1 to launch in mid-July

Microsoft is set to release the first beta of SP1 for vista by mid-July and release the final Vista SP1 in November 2007.

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Vista activation cracked by brute force

It is a simple brute force attack, dumb as a rock that just tries keys. If it gets one, you manually have to check it and try activation. Is is ugly, takes hours, is far from point and click, but it is said to work.

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Bill Gates: Vista is so secure it could run life support systems.

” While on a trip in Europe, Bill Gates claimed Vista is so secure and reliable that it could even run life support systems in hospitals. Would you let your life in Vista’s hands? ”

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Latest Vista Security Hole – It deletes files itself

Microsoft has admitted that speech recognition features in Vista could be hijacked so that a PC tells itself to delete files or folders.

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Buying OEM versions of Windows Vista: the facts

Some info the the OEM versions of Windows Vista.

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Screenshots of Vista from 2002 to Today

An interesting look at Vista (Long Horn) as an Alpha release in 2002, the first Aero features in 2004, to what we have today

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