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Windows 7: Windows service p1 update failure

27 Dec 2011   #1
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 
Windows service p1 update failure

hi all
im visiting my sister for Christmas and im trying to update her laptop with windows 7 service pack 1 but keep getting this error "this program cant start because sqmapi.dll is missing try reinstalling the program to fix this problem "
any help will be great thanks brian.




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27 Dec 2011   #2
bobtran

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Suggest that you run SFC scan to repair the install or if the dll went missing recently then try a restore point prior to it going missing.

How to run SFC /scannow: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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27 Dec 2011   #3
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

thanks im on it right now
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27 Dec 2011   #4
marsmimar

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27 Dec 2011   #5
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

thanks i have run the sfc scan and just trying to install the service pack now 50% at the moment
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27 Dec 2011   #6
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

just restarting the laptop looks like it installed ok
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27 Dec 2011   #7
marsmimar

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Sounds good, Brian.
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27 Dec 2011   #8
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

thanks guys all is well (forgot about the sfc scan) mery xmas and a happy new year to all


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