Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: SP1 installation problems


23 Feb 2011   #11

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

sorry to hear about your problem too but glad Im not alone

desperately trying to not have to reinstall everything from factory reset disks

so time consuming.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

28 Feb 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

No help here but I feel your pain. I have Acer laptop with Home Premium 64-bit. Here is my experience:

I have kept my laptop updated but decided to give the sp1 a go. Sorry I did. My download was interrupted the first time I started. Now whenever I try to start again it sits at 0% and my hard drive light stays on constantly. I left it go that way for half an hour but was afraid I was going to fry my hard drive. Managed to do a restore and everything back to normal.
I would advise against this if you've kept your system updated.

UPDATE:

Well, I finally got it to work after deleting the files in \Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder. Still took over 2 hours on a laptop that had all the current updates. Long periods where it appeared it had stalled or locked up with constant hard drive light.
Not a pretty install and sad that the user has to take unusual actions to make it work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 SP1 installation problems




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: SP1 installation problems
Thread Forum
USB Installation Problems Hardware & Devices
installation problems Installation & Setup
Problems with new CPU Installation BSOD Help and Support
Installation problems? Performance & Maintenance
Installation Problems Installation & Setup
W7 installation problems Installation & Setup
two installation problems Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:17 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33