Windows Vista SP1 Install Fair at Redmond

After news breaking in that the next Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) was released to few testers, Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Deployment Team informs of an upcoming Install Fair being held in Redmond at month’s end, where you can get Vista SP1 installed on your computer or laptop.

Windows Vista SP1 Beta Install Fair is being held on 27 October 2007 from 9am-3pm at the Redmond Campus / Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33), McKinley Room. The goals of the Install Fair are to:

1. Update 100 Windows Vista RTM PCs or laptops with less commonly found applications, configurations and devices to Windows Vista SP1 Beta.
2. Acquire valuable feedback about the Windows Update and stand-alone installation experience from the broader community.
3. Send attendees away with a usable Beta version of Windows Vista SP1.
4. Generate excitement about Windows Vista SP1 Beta.

While you pack up your computer and plan your visit, remember the checklist they provide. Some notable ones are check that your operating system is Windows Vista RTM, has an Intel/AMD Processor at 1 GHz or higher, minimum of 512MB of RAM, video adapter is AGP4x/8x or PCIe with a minimum of 64MB of RAM, hard disk has a minimum of 6GB of free space (on the same partition as Windows Vista) to allow for installation and analysis tools and has a DVD-ROM drive.

Hurry since invitations are on a first come, first served basis. Public registrations are to be made via email at

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