While Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) has been available to MSDN subscribers for
a while now, everyone else has been forced to wait to receive what Microsoft is calling
"the benefit of a year's worth of improvements." Well that wait came to an end today
when Microsoft made the highly-anticipated update publically available via the "Windows
Update" and "Microsoft Download Center" Web sites.
Installation takes a while, but I encountered no problems when updating my laptop.
I only mention it because it's a tablet with quite a few integrated peripherals
(touch screen, fingerprint reader, bluetooth, webcam, wireless N card, etc.) so I
was a little worried about driver compatability.
Here's a screen cap of the "About Windows" dialog box after installation indicating "Microsoft Windows Version 6.0 (Build 6001: Service Pack 1)":