[MS KBs] Description of the Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 and the Platform Update for Windows Vista

INTRODUCTION

The Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 and the Platform Update for Windows...

The Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 and the Platform Update for Windows Vista are collections of runtime libraries that make it easy for developers to target a wider customer base.
Notes about the Platform Update for Windows Server 2008

  • All the updated technologies in the Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 are already included in Windows Server 2008 R2. The Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 is not required for Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • To apply the Platform Update for Windows Server 2008, you must have Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 installed.
Notes about the Platform Update for Windows Vista
  • All the updated technologies in the Platform Update for Windows Vista are already included in Windows 7. The Platform Update for Windows Vista is not required for Windows 7.
  • To apply the Platform Update for Windows Vista, you must have Windows Vista Service Pack 2 installed.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971644

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Published Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:24 PM by Cliff Hobbs - FAQShop.com and Microsoft MVP ConfigMgr/ SMS
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