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Windows 7: Trouble with sevice pack 1 install on dual boot system

24 May 2014   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
Trouble with sevice pack 1 install on dual boot system

Looking for some help guys.
I have dual hard drive, dual boot system. Win 7 Ultimate and XP Pro. I have not updated to win 7 sevice pack1 and now find that I can't. It downloads and installs sort of and then reverses the install.
I have read it has something to do with how it boots but can't figure it out.
Can anyone explan it to me in simple terms what I need to do?

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25 May 2014   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Which OS was installed first? What bootloader is in use?

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25 May 2014   #3

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit

When I bought it a few years ago from an ebay seller it had Vista and xp. I installed Win 7 over the Vista. Disc management shows boot on the Win 7 drive it that's what you are asking, thanks
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25 May 2014   #4

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

Oh dear
What version and edition of Windows is the machine licensed for - according to the COA sticker on the case?

Please follow this tutorial and post an MGADiag report.

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