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Windows 7: Service Pack 1 won't show in Windows Update


29 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Service Pack 1 won't show in Windows Update

As the title says, the SP1 update never showed up in windows update in my laptop...
I manually checked for updates many times just to end with a message "Windows is up to date".
I've always received other updates normally.

In case someone asks, my copy of windows is legit. My laptop came with Windows 7 Home premium installed and a couple days ago i upgraded to Windows 7 Business with a key i had.
I only upgraded cause i thought somehow the update would appear. Ended up with same result as above.

I know i can download it in Microsoft's website but i just wan't to know if there's a way to fix this or if anyone have experienced this.

Btw, I'm running Windows 7 Professional x64 now.
Any help would be great


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29 Mar 2011   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Could it be that it is already installed. Have a look in Start > Computer > Properties. It would show like this:


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29 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I'm not that noob
Joking.

It's not installed. Trust me.
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29 Mar 2011   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Sorry, but sometimes one forgets the obvious - that is one lesson I learned after 52 years around computers.
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29 Mar 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I had a similar thing, although not exactly the same,

I did a fresh install couple of weeks back, and SP1 didn't show up until I had all updates installed. Which seem's a bit counter productive in my view, but there we go.

Probably not a lot of help I'm afraid, but you did ask if someone had something similar.
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30 Mar 2011   #6

Vista Home Premium x86 SP2
 
 

Hello!

Please check everything in this Knowledge Base Article: You do not have the option of downloading Windows 7 SP1 when you use Windows Update to check for updates

If still no dice, tell me, and I will take a different approach.

Thanks!

Richard
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30 Mar 2011   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by niemiro View Post
Hello!

Please check everything in this Knowledge Base Article: You do not have the option of downloading Windows 7 SP1 when you use Windows Update to check for updates

If still no dice, tell me, and I will take a different approach.

Thanks!

Richard
I checked every single step in the link you provided and nothing worked.

-SP1 is not installed, neither a prerelease version.
-When i check for updates it searches for a few seconds and gives me a message saying "Windows is up to date" and i do have Update 976902 installed.
-Never used "SafeCentral". It's not installed.
-My graphics card/GPU is ATI, not Intel.
-Never used vLite.

Thanks for the replies guys.
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30 Mar 2011   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit-HP OEM SP1 Installed
 
 

Read through this thread and see if it applies to you, post # 33 in the thread has step by step instructions for a fix. Post back if you have any questions or if this works for you.

SP1 Not Listed in WU
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30 Mar 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by techmonkey74 View Post
Read through this thread and see if it applies to you, post # 33 in the thread has step by step instructions for a fix. Post back if you have any questions or if this works for you.

SP1 Not Listed in WU
That post is about removing the intel graphics driver but I don't have any intel graphic driver installed
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30 Mar 2011   #10
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Did you do an upgrade or a clean install to Windows 7 Professional x64 ?
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