Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 files are also now available

From Top Subscriber Downloads list on lower left of http://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/default.aspx of from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/downloads/default.aspx?PV=18:100:ALL:en:ALL for the English files, although many languages are avalailable if you change the language filters.  


VS 2008 launch information for MSDN Subscribers, as well as Download Manager issues – new DLM expected later today

As you may have seen on blog and forum posts, Microsoft is using two content delivery networks for delivery of bits to MSDN and TechNet Subscribers with the intent that this will increase availability and reliability of downloads and balance loads between the systems during the high demand periods following last weeks VS 2008 launch. In the first…


Updates on Akamail DLM Issues – one patch already out. New version coming to address other issues.

Akamai has been actively working on patches for the various issues we/you have identified when attempting to access VS 2008 files from Top Subscriber Downloads. They rolled out one small patch on Wednesday, November 21 that addressed the issue where the DLM was deleting the file when the user download window expired. Following that rollout,…