Microsoft are opening up the Beta of Windows Vista SP2, which is due to be fully released sometime next year. If you want to try it out early (using a relatively stable beta), then you can download it from TechNet from 4th Dec 2008:\n \nDownload here : [URL]http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/dd262148.aspx[/URL]\n \n[QUOTE]Windows Vista SP2 builds on the solid foundation of Windows Vista SP1, and represents our ongoing commitment to Windows Vista today. Windows Vista SP2 includes all of the updates that have been delivered since the release of Windows Vista SP1, and incorporates improvements discovered through automated feedback from the Customer Experience Improvement Program (where users voluntarily opt-in to sending Microsoft error reports from their systems). In addition to these updates, SP2 also includes support for new types of hardware and emerging standards that will grow in importance in the coming months. For specific changes in Windows Vista SP2 - see my previous post on Windows Vista SP2 or check out the notable changes document.[/QUOTE]\n \nYou can also read more on the [URL="http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windowsvista/archive/2008/12/02/announcing-the-windows-vista-and-windows-server-2008-service-pack-2-customer-preview-program-cpp.aspx"]MS Windows blog[/URL].