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Microsoft®: Update glitch hit 10% of Windows® Phone 7 (WP7) users

It is very important to update software so as to get the latest version with new features. When the Windows Phone 7 operation system was launched, it was thought to be the latest and flawless version. But it also requires an update so that it performs in a better way.

Software need to be updated at regular intervals. After the launch of the Windows Phone 7 operating system, there is news coming from the tech world that some of the users of mobiles and other devices are not able to get their software updated. It is believed that 90% of the users have been able to get their Windows Phone 7 operating system updated. But there is news that reveals that about 10 percent of the users have not been able to update it. On this CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has said that the reason of failure is network connectivity. Because of the network weakness it is not possible sometimes to download all the files of software and this is the most probable reason of this glitch in update of Windows Phone 7 OS.

There is news coming from the sources that these updates will be available earlier in March. HTC is all set to launch its first CDMA with the updated Windows Phone 7. The model is supposed to be the HTC Arrive CDMA. It has started a new war among big players in the smart phone market. It is believed that the update problem is with Samsung phones.  As a result Microsoft has decided to suspend update services for Samsung mobiles.

As per the news from Microsoft, it is believed that updates for Windows Phone 7 are expected to come in March. The news about the glitches coming in the way of update is related to the Internet connection as it is easier to get updates on a 3G network as compared to the earlier ones like broadband.

How to improve the performance and reliability of Windows® Vista without upgrading to Service Pack 1

Windows® Vista is advanced operation system (OS), developed by Microsoft. in order to replace the aging Windows® XP. It contained many improvements in all spheres – better support for peripheral devices, improved were both multimedia playing capabilities and multimedia creation tools, better memory handling and so on. At the time of its launch many believed this will lead to huge advancement for Microsoft®. But when some time passed few things turned out to be not so good – some random lockups, badly tested software and lots of other problems were noticed by users. With the release of Windows® Vista SP1 most of these issues were addressed, but it turned out some programs will fail to work with SP1, and so the need of patch to address main issues without full upgrade to SP1 became obvious.

How can you make your Window® Vista faster and more reliable without installing Vista SP1

First thing you should check is whether you use 32-bit version of Windows® Vista, or the 64-bit edition. You can do this by opening “Start” menu, right clicking “Computer” and selecting “Properties”. Your type of the OS should be written under “System” section. Please be sure to check this before you continue with this article.

After you have checked this important information download the appropriate version from the site of Microsoft:

  • for the 32-bit of the OS

Microsoft® Vista stability patch – 32-bit edition

  • or for the 64-bit version

Microsoft® Vista stability patch – 64-bit edition

Once the download is complete stop all programs running and apply the patch by running the EXE file. The short list of issues this patch will address is:

  • if you try to exit the Photos screen saver, you experience a long delay.
  • if you use the Windows Energy screen saver, a memory leak occurs.
  • when User Account Control is disabled on the computer, you cannot install a network printer successfully.
  • when you write data to an AVI file by using the AVIStreamWrite function, the file header of the file is corrupted.
  • if you copy or move a large file, the “estimated time remaining” takes a long time to be displayed.
  • when you resume the computer from hibernation, it takes a long time to display the logon screen.

Also addressed are many issues that caused system instability, driver compatibility issues and so on.

You should attempt to download and install this patch only if you experience problems with your pre SP1 Windows® Vista, and cannot install Vista SP1 for some reason. Windows® Vista Service Pack 1 includes many more patches, upgrades, additional drivers for hardware devices, makes your system much more stable. Overall SP1 makes Windows® Vista what it should have been from the very beginning, while the discussed stability patch only helps in some areas, so consider the upgrade.

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