List of All Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Performance and Compatibility Boosts Pre-Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Microsoft isn't making Windows 7 customers wait for the first major upgradein order to test the evolution of the operating system. Instead, the Redmond company is serving bits and pieces of Windows 7 SP1 ahead of the actual upgrade through Windows Update.Here're we've compiled a list of all recently released updates to Windows 7 ahead […]

Microsoft isn't making Windows 7 customers wait for the first major upgradein order to test the evolution of the operating system. Instead, the Redmond company is serving bits and pieces of Windows 7 SP1 ahead of the actual upgrade through Windows Update.

Here're we've compiled a list of all recently released updates to Windows 7 ahead of SP1 RTM.

  1. Application Compatibility Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: August 2010 (KB2272691).

    Download: [Windows 7 x86, x64] | [Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition, Itanium-based Systems]

  2. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Application Compatibility Update through Dynamic Update: August 2010 (KB2272717)
  3. An update is available for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 which provides new functionality and performance improvements for the graphics platform (KB2028560)

    Download:Windows 7 x86 | x64-based Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

  4. The QueryPathOfRegTypeLib function doesn't return the correct path for a 32-bit version of an application in a 64-bit edition of Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB982110)

    Download: [Windows 7 x86, x64] | [Windows Server 2008 R2 x64-based, IA-64-based]

  5. A hotfix rollup that improves the reliability and the performance of an Advanced Format disk with a 4KB physical sector size on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 is available (KB982018)

    Download: Hotfix

  6. Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7, and for Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB947821) – "You don't have to manually run this tool. This tool is offered automatically through Windows Update to computers that've a condition that the tool could resolve.