Microsoft provides a whole full lots of Windows Vista Technical Library for IT Professionals. If you’re one of the ‘unlucky’ administrators in corporations or companies that has migrated to Windows Vista platform, or you’re system solution providers or integrators that need to support clients’ Windows Vista workstations, you probably need to read through the whole library in order to avoid any mishaps or problems which will lead to complaint when upgrading to Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista.
Windows Vista Technical Library provides the core content that IT Professionals need to evaluate, plan, deploy, manage, troubleshoot, and support Windows Vista client computers in a server environment. In conjunction with the release of Windows Vista SP1, the guide also provides instructions for evaluating and deploying Windows Vista SP1.
Microsoft TechNet (no longer available) to read online or download the guides in Microsoft Word document formats from Microsoft Download Center (no longer available). Direct download links also listed below.
Overview of Windows Vista Service Pack 1:
Notable Changes in Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Release Candidate:
Notable_Changes_in_Windows_Vista_SP1_ Release _Candidate.doc
Hotfixes and Security Updates included in Windows Vista Service Pack 1: Hotfixes_and_Security_Updates_in_Windows_Vista_SP1.doc
Enterprise Guidance for Application Compatibility Testing and Windows Vista SP1:
Deployment Guide for the RC1 Version of Windows Vista Service Pack 1: