Two days back we reported about the Leaked Windows 7 SP1 RC, and suggested no to download the Unofficial version. Today Microsoft officially released Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Release Candidate(KB976932) and it is now available for download.
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 RC (build 6.1.7601.17105.100929-1730)helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level, provides ongoing improvements to the Windows Operating System (OS), includes previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms.
Windows 7 SP 1 RC major features :
- Dynamic Memory :
Dynamic Memory lets Hyper-V administrators pool available memory on a physical host and dynamically distribute it to any virtual machine(s) running on that host.
- Microsoft RemoteFX :
RemoteFX lets Windows Server 2008 R2 administrators provide a rich end user desktop virtualization experience by delivering vivid content, independent of any graphics stack, to server-hosted virtual and session-based desktops.
- If you have previously installed the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Beta , you must uninstall the beta before installing this RC.
- In order to install this Release Candidate, you must have Genuine Windows 7 (RTM) already installed on your system
Update [31/05/2016] : If you are looking to download Windows 7 / Windows 8 ISO images easily, then use this free & tiny tool called Windows ISO Downloader.
Download Windows 7 Service Pack 1 RC :
This RC is currently available in English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish, languages.The final version of Windows 7 SP 1 is expected to be available by the first quarter of 2011.