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Windows 7: Windows 7 SP1 not appearing in Windows Update

23 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Windows 7 SP1 not appearing in Windows Update

Hi all,

Windows SP1 has been out for quite a while, but despite this, Windows 7 SP1 refuses to show up in Windows Update. I have unhidden and installed all hidden updates and followed all steps (apart from step 6) on this Windows help site: You do not have the option of downloading Windows 7 SP1 when you use Windows Update to check for updates

I would like to avoid manually installing SP1. Any suggestions?

(I do have some pending optional updates, should I install those?)

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23 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Oops, I forgot to read the instructions for posting update help. Hold on, I'll get the info right now.

EDIT - I am not having any update errors, but would you like me to go through the instructions listed on posting na update thread anyway?
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24 Apr 2013   #3

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

SP1 is an update :)
Yes, please follow the complete instructions.
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