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.
- Application Compatibility Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: August 2010 (KB2272691).
- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Application Compatibility Update through Dynamic Update: August 2010 (KB2272717)
- 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)
- 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)
- 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)
- 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.