Microsoft unveils on its Vista blog that a beta version of Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista will be released on Wednesday, October 29. The new SP2 will improve reliability, performance and compatibility.
Here's a quick overview of some of the new features, there's an improved search function and support for Blu-ray:
Windows Vista SP2 adds Windows Search 4.0 for faster and improved relevancy in searches.
Windows Vista SP2 contains the Bluetooth 2.1 Feature Pack supporting the most recent specification for Bluetooth Technology.
Ability to record data on to Blu-Ray media natively in Windows Vista.
Adds Windows Connect Now (WCN) to simplify Wi-Fi Configuration.
Windows Vista SP2 enables the exFAT file system to support UTC timestamps, which allows correct file synchronization across time zones.