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Windows 7: Clean Reinstall of Windows 7 Update Question?.

28 Aug 2015   #1
bluesjunior

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
 
 
Clean Reinstall of Windows 7 Update Question?.

I am updating my HDD to a SSD in the next day or so, I decided to do a clean reinstall rather than clone my OS from the old drive. Doing it this way from my CD ROM of Windows 7 Home Premium I will have an awful lot of updates to get it to the present. My question is, in order to speed up this process do I need to install every update or just the ones deemed as "Important"?.


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28 Aug 2015   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

It is best to install all the updates.
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29 Aug 2015   #3
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

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29 Aug 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi
I would personally do them as you say all Important updates first,
With these update settings,
Clean Reinstall of Windows 7 Update Question?.-win-update-settings.jpg
After you download and install all Important updates
Check the box to give you Recommended updates the same way,
This will show you all of the recommended updates separately from the wild Optional ones that are usually the trouble makers,
I would review all of them but you can also confirm if your interested in win-10 and cull them out if you're not,
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ows-7-8-a.html
Towards the end some members have posted their lists of avoided updates pertaining to win-10 or other stuff not interested in like Skype/ Bing desktop search/ Silverlight/....... these mostly would be Recommended updates but are actually Optional.


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29 Aug 2015   #5
bluesjunior

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
 
 

Thanks for all the replies people. Much appreciated.
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