From: PA Bear [MS MVP] on 16 Apr 2010 14:39
Free unlimited installation and compatibility support for Vista SP1 has been
extended a third time & now runs through 10 August 2010. Some issues may
require more advanced support for which there is a charge.
select your Windows Vista version | select Service Pack 1 & the appropriate
Sub-topic (i.e., Download issue; Installation issue; Issues after you
install a service pack).
> that's just great. I just purchased an upgrade, windows 7, but it won't
> let me upgrade to windows 7 until the service pack is installed on
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>> Too late now!
>> Support for Vista Gold (no Service Packs) ended on Tuesday, 13 April
>> Computers running Vista Gold "will no longer receive software updates
>> Windows Update" until SP1 has been manually installed (which will require
>> several Prerequisite Updates to be installed first). See
>> • What does it mean if my version of Windows is no longer supported?
>> -- ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
>> willk2 wrote:
>>> I am running windows vista on a MAC computer with VMWare Fusion. I
>>> get the service pack 1 or internet explorer 8 update to run. i get
>>> code 490 and 800704090