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Windows 7: Uninstalling Win7 Sp1

26 Jun 2011   #1
M3th

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Uninstalling Win7 Sp1

I have never encountered a problem like this before and it's hard to describe so I will provide as many details as I can.

For the past month or so, I have been faced with intermittent lock-ups in Windows 7. The computer seems to freeze completely; no mouse movement, no CPU activity, no response to keystrokes...nothing. Equally randomly, the computer seems to recover after several seconds. This is not always the case though. Sometimes the computer never recovers and I need to hard reboot the machine.

Now, the curious thing is that most of the time this occurs when I'm watching Flash video in my browser (Firefox). I thought it was a Flash-related issue, so I uninstalled it. After rebooting, I encountered the problem less frequently but it still occurred once or twice. So I ruled out Flash as the root cause of the lock ups and decided to check my system hardware.An there wasn't really any problem there either.I think Flash is triggering the problem in some way because Windows freezes more often when viewing Flash video. When it happens in the middle of a video, the video and audio lock up creating a "buzzing" noise until the computer recovers. Sometimes it never recovers and I have to hard reset.

Long story short i have ruled out everything an found Win7 sp1 being my problem.But when i try to uninstall it i get this after about 40 min of the uninstaller working.



I just want the service pack gone because im sure its causing my computer to lock up.I've been using google(also found people with the smae problem) all night searching for a way but everything i try doesn't let me fully uninstall this crap.Im seriously ready to blow my brains out.


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26 Jun 2011   #2
richc46

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Welcome
This should solve your problem. Look particularly at the third scenario
How to uninstall Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
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26 Jun 2011   #3
M3th

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I've thought about that but i have no where to back up all the stuff i have.An to poor to buy an external hd at the moment.It'll probably come to this anyway.
Wouldn't i have to buy a new copy of Win7 because my laptop came with it installed.
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26 Jun 2011   #4
richc46

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If Windows came preinstalled, you can reinstall one of two ways. You received a DVD with the computer for that purpose.
If you did not get a DVD there is what is called a restoration partition. You press (usually an fkey) during boot. You will go back to the way the computer was the day you took it home. This is called a factory restoration. You can look up the method online, look in your owners manual, or ask us for help.
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26 Jun 2011   #5
M3th

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

When i had XP on a different computer it had the ability to that.
I can't seem to fine that option on this setup.(Note: I didn't receive a disk with my laptop an i cant find the user manual)
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26 Jun 2011   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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First is you do a factory restore, you will lose all your stuff if not backed up.
Give me the make and model of your computer and I will try to help.

Edit:I see you have it in your specs.
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26 Jun 2011   #7
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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It appears that if you press Alt+f10 rapidly and repeatedly during boot you should go back to the way your were the day you bought the computer. You will lose all your stuff, SP and updates; just like the day you took it home
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26 Jun 2011   #8
M3th

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Okay thanks ill give it a try as soon as im able to back up my things.
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