Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 is now available

Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is now available for download!  The service pack was released to MSDN subscribers on March 8 and became generally available on March 10.  SP1 includes fixes that improve reliability and address the most commonly-reported customer bugs.  It also adds some of the most requested feature improvements, including a new local help viewer, IntelliTrace support in more scenarios, and built-in Silverlight 4 tooling.

Overview


This download installs Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This service pack release addresses issues that were found through a combination of customer and partner feedback, as well as internal testing. These service packs offer Visual Studio users improvements in responsiveness and stability, as well as completes some high-impact scenarios requested by customers. The full list of updates included in this service pack can be found here.

Important:

  • Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) will upgrade all editions and languages of Visual Studio 2010 you have already installed. If you install any other editions or languages of Visual Studio 2010 after SP1, you must reapply SP1.
  • If you installed Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 Beta, you should not uninstall it before installing this release of SP1.
  • Prior to installation, you should carefully review the readme to be aware of any known issues with this release.

Please Note: This installer is for all editions of Visual Studio 2010 (Express, Professional, Premium, Ultimate, Test Professional).

Note: Do not install this service pack if you have downloaded and installed the stand-alone ‘Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4 (Windows SDK v7.1)’ and you are using the x64 or IA64 compilers that were included in that download. Please see the related article for more information.

System Requirements


  • Supported Operating Systems:Windows 7;Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-Bit x86);Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 editions;Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2;Windows Server 2008 R2;Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2;Windows Vista Service Pack 2;Windows XP Service Pack 3
    • Windows XP (x86) with Service Pack 3 – all editions except Starter Edition
    • Windows Vista (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2 – all editions except Starter Edition
    • Windows 7 (x86 and x64)
    • Windows Server 2003 (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2 – all editions
      • Users will need to install MSXML6 if not already present
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86 and x64) – all editions
    • Windows Server 2008 (x86 and x64) with Service Pack 2 – all editions
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) – all editions
  • Supported Architectures:
    • 32-Bit (x86)
    • 64-Bit (x64) (WOW)
  • Hardware Requirements:
    • 1.6GHz or faster processor
    • 1024 MB RAM (1.5 GB if running in a virtual machine)
    • 5.5 GB of available hard-disk space
    • 5400 RPM hard drive
    • DirectX 9 capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display
    • DVD-ROM drive
  • Compatible releases with Visual Studio 2010 SP1 RTM:
  • Download Link:

For users who wish to distribute physical media of the service pack or who may not have consistent Internet connectivity, an ISO image of Visual Studio 2010 SP1 can be found here.

Please Note: This installer is for all editions of Visual Studio 2010 (Express, Professional, Premium, Ultimate, Test Professional).

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