Sometimes it becomes impossible to upgrade you operating system to Windows service pack because one reason or the other. But you do not need to worry because I will be sharing easy ways you can do without hassles. It can be frustrating trying unsuccessfully to make the upgrade if the system simply refuses to be upgraded to Service Pack 1.


Upgrading helps you enhance the performance and reliability of windows vista and you can simply do this by downloading an update that is available in the Service pack 1 and can as well serve that purpose well. However, there are certain things you need to be sure of before undertaking this procedure. Before installing the update you want to download, confirm that you are not currently using Windows Vista service pack 1 and are aware of the platform you are using, whether it is 32-bit or 64-bit.

To enhance the performance and reliability of windows vista through the upgrade, you need to get yourself the Windows Vista 938979 update. If you do not have windows vista service pack in usage and you have established the platform of your computer, progress to the download and get it from Microsoft’s download or any other places you can find it. It should be easy to install the update after you get it. Remember, as I said, you must be sure of the platform your computer is operating because the updates are custom made for both the 32-bit and the 64-bit and one can not work in the other.

Checking if Usin 32-bit or 64-bit

Perhaps you should know how to check out whether you are using 32-bit or 64-bit. Simply maneuver to the Start button and click on Computer from where you should access the Properties tab. Once you do this, you will immediately see a pane that displays the computers specifications and if you check under the systems tab for the System Type, you will easily see a listing that tells you whether you are using 32-bit or 64-bit.

Download and Uppgrade

Now you are sure of the bit your computer is using, getting the upgrade going should be an easy task thence.  However, some times the update may refuse to work or it may not enhance the performance and the reliability of your windows vista. In such a case, it is perhaps important that you seek further troubleshooting to solve the issues. But if the update is successful, simply restart your machine for the upgrade to take effect and once it is back up, continue enjoying the now reliability and performance improved windows vista with no issues. It is that simple a procedure and you should be up and running in a few minutes time.

So if you have been trouble with windows vista’s reliability and performance, this is what you need to solve the issues and enjoy using your PC at optimized performance.