Download Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Good news for Windows Vista users. Microsoft has released the much awaited Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Vista and its available for download. Windows Vista users can download and install SP1 absolutely free using the download links given at the end.

Service Pack 1 is actually a collection of all previous updates and hotfixes which were released for Windows Vista so every Windows Vista user should install it. In addition to previously released updates, SP1 also contains changes to address specific reliability, performance, and compatibility issues which were faced by various Vista users. SP1 will also add support for new types of hardware and several emerging standards.

If you are going to install fresh Windows Vista in a computer system or if you regularly install Windows Vista in computers, Service Pack 1 will definitely save your time as you'll not need to install all the updates and hotfixes separately. It'll install all of them automatically.


Windows Vista Service Pack 1 comes in form of a standalone installer which can be installed on systems with any of the following 5 language versions: English (US), French, German, Japanese, or Spanish (Traditional).

SP1 can also be downloaded and installed using Windows Update. The download size from Windows Update of Windows Vista SP1 for 32-bit (x86) is 65 MB and for 64-bit (x64) is 125 MB only. So it saves a lot of bandwidth and takes a few minutes.

If you have a prior version of Windows Vista SP1 beta installed, you must uninstall it before installing this final RTM version of SP1.

You can download SP1 using following links:

Download Windows Vista SP1 Standalone Installer (32-bit)

Download Windows Vista SP1 Standalone Installer (64-bit)

Things to Know Before you Download Windows Vista SP1

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