Microsoft releases Vista build 5472

By Justin Mann on July 18, 2006, 6:59 PM
If you're one of the 500,000 people beta-testing Windows Vista, you'll be happy to hear that Microsoft has just released a large update for the OS. Build 5472 is now available, and is the first update since the public beta was pulled as a download from the Microsoft website. It has a host of bug fixes and feature alterations/enhancements:

Users, for instance, have to click through fewer windows when controlling user accounts. The new version also improves the responsiveness of the Media Centre features in the software and introduces support for Media Center Extender technology that allows consumers to access media on their computers through the Xbox 360 or standalone Extender devices.
For the rest of us, Vista is still slated for a January release, and Mr. Gates himself said that he expects it will be available with an 80% chance of success. If you're on the inside, get the update.




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swker98 said:
to bad it wont be a public release will they make Vista RC1 avalable to the public if you sighned up for a cd key for the public releace???????
Julio said:
Word on the street is RC1 will be available to the public, however your CD-key will work only if you successfully activated Beta 2.
swker98 said:
k thats good ive actiivdaade my vista b2 alredy
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