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Windows 7: Error 80070003 when trying to install Windows 7 SP1

30 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Error 80070003 when trying to install Windows 7 SP1

So i got this error code (80070003) when trying to install windows 7 SP1
I Have windows 7 ultimate x86 Genuine
System information :
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name LAMA-PC
System Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model GA-MA74GM-S2
System Type X86-based PC
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) 7750 Dual-Core Processor, 2700 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Award Software International, Inc. F3, 12/31/2008
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7600.16385"
User Name Lama-PC\Lama
Time Zone Egypt Standard Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.25 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.72 GB
Total Virtual Memory 6.50 GB
Available Virtual Memory 4.77 GB
Page File Space 3.25 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

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30 Aug 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

If a clean boot is going to be use I highly recommend using this from the Forum Tutorial.

By Brink:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

You don't have to go off this Forum to fix or learn how to do such things.
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30 Aug 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Not working

Still not working
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30 Aug 2013   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I'm not a update and activation expert. I was just trying to not let you get misguided and going to someones blog ect. for your help.
Just hang in there, some one will be by to help.
While we are waiting for a expert this will probably help our experts when you post it.

By Brink:
Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

This will also help.
By tom982
Windows Update Posting Instructions
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30 Aug 2013   #5

Windows 7 Professional

Hi, Error 0x80070003 means The specified path couldn't be found - ALLUSERSPROFILE Microsoft network dir doesn’t exist.

To Fix this, download the Service Pack 1 from Microsoft Download Center and manually install the service pack. Usually this resolves the issue.

Note: Make sure you disable all unnecessary application from running on the background first to avoid conflict.

My pleasure to help! :)
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30 Aug 2013   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Norton may be keeping you from getting SP1 installed.
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31 Aug 2013   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Norton may be keeping you from getting SP1 installed.

Distinctly possible! -
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01 Sep 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Thanks :)

I will try disabling norton , and try downloading it from the Microsoft website
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