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Windows 7: Service Pack 1 won't install.....


24 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Service Pack 1 won't install.....

Every time I go to run the windows upgrade program and I begin installing it on my laptop I get to a point it comes up with a screen warning that my laptop is low on power, even thought its at full power and plugged into the ac, and won't let me go on any further. Does anyone out there have experience in this problem and know how to get it to work. I want to keep windows up to date and this is stoppping me at the present moment.


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24 Jun 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

go to control panel - power options
and see if it is on the power saver setting.
If it is adjust it to balanced.
If you have a software power management that came with the laptop kill it before trying to install.
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25 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Thanks heaps

I appreciate the prompt reply, I am on my dialysis treatment at the moment so will have to wait to try install the SP1 again from there where I can download it on adsl but I will check the power settings now so its setup for when I get back. Again, thanks heaps....
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25 Jun 2011   #4

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25 Jun 2011   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RenalRampage View Post
I appreciate the prompt reply, I am on my dialysis treatment at the moment so will have to wait to try install the SP1 again from there where I can download it on adsl but I will check the power settings now so its setup for when I get back. Again, thanks heaps....
Whether you choose Power Saver, Balanced, or High Performance you willl have no problem installing the service pack, UNLESS, your battery is low to start with. If your battery is low or defective, simply remove the battery.

Of course, connect your powersupply to the mains (wall outlet) and to your computer.

To help us, please complete your System Specs:
UPDATE YOUR SEVENFORUMS SYSTEM SPECS


User CP (3rd item in the top menu bar) |


in left-hand column,under Your Profile, Edit System Spec |


using Speccy - System Information - Free Download
and SIW to gather info, fill in the blanks.
Do me a favor and add the word laptop or desktop to the “system manufacturer” block.
Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader, Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor

Scroll down and click on the SAVE CHANGES button.

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The Win 7 SP1 should be obtained from the Microsoft site. Another person gave your the link.



What anti-virus software are your using?


Most important is to fill out those system specs.


Thanks,
Karl
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26 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Second time lucky

I tried finding a setting for balanced power settings but on this Compaq Laptop I didn't see a setting that said that, so I tried all them listed (including the one labeled HP Recommended) and that didn't work, but I just logged back onto the forums and saw the tip on removing the battery and that seems to work. It is sitting in the background downloading past the point it stopped before. The battery seems to charge ok and store power but when you say it can be faulty or damaged, is there something in the battery (a circuit or something) that indicateds its power level that could be the problem that even at full power it wont register it.
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26 Jun 2011   #7

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

To help us, please complete your System Specs:
UPDATE YOUR SEVENFORUMS SYSTEM SPECS


User CP (3rd item in the top menu bar) |


in left-hand column,under Your Profile, Edit System Spec |


using Speccy - System Information - Free Download
and SIW to gather info, fill in the blanks.
Do me a favor and add the word laptop or desktop to the “system manufacturer” block.
Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader, Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor

Scroll down and click on the SAVE CHANGES button.

============================
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26 Jun 2011   #8
Ank

window 7 64 BIT
 
 
Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistrib

Dear Sir/Madam

I am having problems updating my windows 7 security update service pack 1. It installs on my Toshiba laptop but when I close my laptop it shows updating even for whole night. Everytime I have to switch off my laptop forcefully. Could you please help me how this problem can be sorted out. I want to keep my windows 7 fully updated. I am using Mcaffee total protection.

Kindly help
Ank
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26 Jun 2011   #9

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Ank,
Start your own thread please.
Thanks,
karl
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