Oct 13 2007

How to Hack Windows Update To Download Vista SP1 Beta

sp1 ITsVISTA found a way to get Vista SP1 Beta from Windows Update, just follow his directions and you too can get it. Also check out his site, Its a Excellent resource for Vista users.

Update 1-18-08

Get the direct download here


By now you probably know that Vista SP1 Beta is available to a select few testers. If you?re somewhat savy, you may know how to find it on the P2P sites, where it is available for download. But did you know that you can get it directly from Microsoft, through Windows Update, with only a very small, simple hack? Click here to see how it done.

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    1. Frank said:

      I does not work so i guess the code if WRONG..
      nice try but I have check every site link and the original post is not shown… so request you verify code prior to posting…

      October 16th, 2007 at 7:01 pm
    2. Kevin said:

      @ Frank, Just checked it again and it works fine.

      October 17th, 2007 at 4:18 am
    3. fred said:

      This is a new why to hack Windows Vista Service Pack 1 straight from Microsoft. To get it download available through the windows update. The new service pack build is 6001.17036 version number is v.652 . Here are the batch file which makes SP1 download available through the windows update.

      @echo off
      reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\VistaSp1 /f 2> NUL
      reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\VistaSP1 /f 2> NUL
      reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\VistaSp1 /v Beta1 /t REG_SZ /d 37d55f36-65d6-4fe4-9dc7-892fcbe6222b /f
      reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\VistaSP1 /v Beta1 /t REG_SZ /d 37d55f36-65d6-4fe4-9dc7-892fcbe6222b /f
      echo Vista SP1 registry key has been set. Please check for updates in Windows Update.

      You can fine more info at. http://www.thehotfix.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=16809

      November 11th, 2007 at 2:01 am
    4. Kevin said:

      @ fred, Thanks

      November 11th, 2007 at 8:00 am


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