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Windows 7: Is KB971033 ( WAT ) included in SP1 ?

20 Mar 2016   #21


It is not wise to be insulting. I knew it was 5 years old, but it still applies. Win 7 is used by millions of computer users.

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22 Mar 2016   #22

windows 7 Ultimate x32

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Babis49 View Post
I have set the KB971033 as hidden in windows updates . If the SP1 includes the KB971033 ( WAT ) what might happen installing the SP1 ? Will the KB971033 remain as hidden or won't ? Did someone face the same issue ? Thanks in advance .
KB971033 will remain as hidden , no problem at all ! ! !
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22 Mar 2016   #23

W7 Home Premium x86 SP1 Build 7601

I didn't know anything about KB971033 and because I'd activated my copy I assumed that was all I needed to do. When I started getting messages saying my copy wasn't genuine I came here and found out it was because it wasn't registered due to not having KB971033 installed.
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