From InfoWorld: Microsoft announced it has wrapped up work on Windows Vista Service Pack 2, but said it could be months before users get their hands on the upgrade to the problem-plagued operating system.
Microsoft shifted Vista SP2 to what it calls "release to manufacturing," or RTM, meaning the developers have signed off on the service pack and the company has moved it into duplication and toward distribution.
But it's not yet available to current Vista users, or even to paying subscribers of the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) and TechNet, services that target developers and IT professionals, respectively. MSND and TechNet users are typically handed software builds, including RTM editions, before the general public.
Although a page on TechNet trumpeted Vista SP2's completion, as well as that of its server sibling, Windows Server 2008 SP2, the software has not been posted to either TechNet or MSDN, which has confused subscribers.
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