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Windows 7: [what]Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB976902)

12 Feb 2011   #61

WDS 7 Home Pre.x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by S35 View Post
I didn't install this update, and it still appears in my updates notification window. Does it need to be installed, or can I just disregard it?

What are you affaid of ....?
it's for Sp1 ..which coming very soon ....

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12 Feb 2011   #62

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NYKO View Post
A few days ago peopele sayed to me that it's need it, becouse I may not recive SP1 without it. Know people are saying the oposite:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikedl View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zardoc View Post
You don't even need the KB KB976902. Service pack fetches it.
Nice post, Zardoc!

Indeed, the SP1 RTM(?) does install 976902:

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Hoever I'm glad that I didn't install it, I toold you that uncked updates may not be need it. Hoever it's good to know abut the updates before you install it, that it's why I never use automaic update.
The reason it was unchecked as it should be installed alone since it is an update to the software that installs updates and it is required before you install SP1. SP1 should will be released on Feb 22 so you may want to go ahead and install this update now.

Jim
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15 Feb 2011   #63

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Thanks for the update - Feb 22 for SP1.
Been out for some days now and was wondering about SP1

Take care and regards
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23 Feb 2011   #64

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
it is required before you install SP1. SP1 should will be released on Feb 22 so you may want to go ahead and install this update now.
I didn't install it and I still recived SP1 today on my pc, so looks like it wasn't so required as you say.

Hoever I didn't recive the sp1 for my laptop it has a compaq windows 7 ultimated x64, may be I will recive it later because it's a compaq windows 7. I recived only kb2387530 & KB2484033 , don't know why the SP1 didn't came with this as it came on the pc?
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23 Feb 2011   #65
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NYKO View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
it is required before you install SP1. SP1 should will be released on Feb 22 so you may want to go ahead and install this update now.
I didn't install it and I still recived SP1 today on my pc, so looks like it wasn't so required as you say.

Hoever I didn't recive the sp1 for my laptop it has a compaq windows 7 ultimated x64, may be I will recive it later because it's a compaq windows 7. I recived only kb2387530 & KB2484033 , don't know why the SP1 didn't came with this as it came on the pc?
This update is supposed to prepare the system to install SP1.
If you don't choose this install you might face some troubleshooting during the SP1 upgrade, or wish you be lucky enough to do so.
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