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Version Comparison: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) - Installation Tips

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WARNING: Uninstall any beta applications before installing any service pack as they may be locked in place in the process which would mean a format and reinstallation of Windows should you need to get rid of them.

 

I will update this document from time to time so stay tuned.

 

See THIS article about the announcement.

 

What's New in Windows 7 SP1

 

Basically if you are about to install a large update such as a Service Pack it's wise to prepare for it by temporarily disabling virus protection and firewall right before attempting the installation.

Windows 7 built-in firewall will automatically turn on during this process.

 

Windows 7 SP1 standalone installer:  Click HERE  (Note this for the US/Canada, alter the Country at top right if necessary)

 

  • Open SecurityCenter by either  right-clicking or double-clicking the taskbar icon
  • Click Virus & Spyware Protection  then Real-Time Protection and switch it off and set to 'Never'.
  • Then  go to Navigation (top right), then General Settings and Alerts and  click Access protection to expand it, turn it off by unchecking it and  click Apply.

 

(Your computer may automatically reboot several times during the installation of SP1).

 

If by any chance you've experienced an unsuccessful installation of McAfee and want to update to SP1 I suggest you run the MCPR cleanup tool and reboot before attempting that.

 

Download and install McAfee AFTER this service pack is installed.

 

Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7: Click HERE

 

Do not forget to re-enable Access Protection, VirusScan and Firewall.

 

Error messages when you try to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1: Click HERE

 

How to obtain (Free) Windows 7 Service Pack support: Click HERE

 

How to Slipstream SP1 into Windows 7 to Create a bootable Windows 7 SP1 USB, Installation DVD, or ISO File

 

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/145343-slipstream-windows-7-sp1-into-instal lation-dvd-iso-file.html

WARNING: Uninstall any beta applications before installing any service pack as they may be locked in place in the process which would mean a format and reinstallation of Windows should you need to get rid of them.

 

I will update this document from time to time so stay tuned.

 

See THIS article about the announcement.

 

What's New in Windows 7 SP1

 

Windows 7 SP1 standalone installer:  Click HERE  (Note this for the US/Canada, alter the Country at top right if necessary)

 

Basically if you are about to install a large update such as a Service Pack it's wise to prepare for it by temporarily disabling virus protection and firewall right before attempting the installation.

Windows 7 built-in firewall will automatically turn on during this process.

 

Windows 7 SP1 standalone installer:  Click HERE  (Note this for the US/Canada, alter the Country at top right if necessary)

 

  • Open SecurityCenter by either  right-clicking or double-clicking the taskbar icon
  • Click Virus & Spyware Protection  then Real-Time Protection and switch it off and set to 'Never'.
  • Then  go to Navigation (top right), then General Settings and Alerts and  click Access protection to expand it, turn it off by unchecking it and  click Apply.
  • Click Web and Email Protection
  • Click Firewall
  • Click turn Off and tell it to 'Never' turn back on (until you tell it to)

 

(Your computer may automatically reboot several times during the installation of SP1).

 

If by any chance you've experienced an unsuccessful installation of McAfee and want to update to SP1 I suggest you run the MCPR cleanup tool and reboot before attempting that.

 

Download and install McAfee AFTER this service pack is installed.

 

Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7:Click HERE

 

Do not forget to re-enable Access Protection, VirusScan and Firewall.

 

Error messages when you try to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1:Click HERE

 

How to obtain (Free) Windows 7 Service Pack support:Click HERE

 

How to Slipstream SP1 into Windows 7 to Create a bootable Windows 7 SP1 USB, Installation DVD, or ISO File

 

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/145343-slipstream-windows-7-sp1-into-instal lation-dvd-iso-file.html