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Article ID: 936825 - Last Review: May 14, 2008 - Revision: 3.2

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Support for Windows Vista without any service packs installed ended on April 13, 2010. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: Support is ending for some versions of Windows (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/end-support-windows-xp-sp2-windows-vista-without-service-packs)

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes the new features and the fixes that are contained in the Windows Vista Secure Digital (SD) rollup package.

New features that are enabled in this package

The following new features are enabled in this package:
  • Support for SD High Capacity (SDHC) cards that are 8 gigabytes (GB) or larger in Windows Vista.
  • Support for dual voltage (1.8-volt and 3.3-volt) Secure Digital/MultiMediaCards (SD/MMC) cards in Windows Vista.
  • Support for Secure Digital Input Output (SDIO) cards in Windows Vista.

    SDIO cards use an interface that adds functionality for a range of devices, such as GPS devices, Ethernet adapters, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth adapters, modems, scanners, fingerprint readers, bar-code readers, IrDA adapters, FM radio tuners, TV tuners, digital cameras, hard drives, and so on.
Note Specific hardware is required to take advantage of these new features. For example, the computer must have a supported SD Controller to use SDHC, SDIO SD, or MMC cards.

Issue that is fixed in this package

In addition to the new features that are enabled, this package fixes a problem in which the SD card may occasionally stop responding after a Windows Vista-based computer resumes from sleep (S3) or from hibernation (S4).

For more information about the latest service pack for Windows Vista, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935791/ ) How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

MORE INFORMATION

To install the Windows Vista SD rollup package, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com (http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com)
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Update for Windows Vista (KB936825)

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Update for Windows Vista for 64-bit systems (KB936825)

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Release Date: May 8, 2007

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
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