Microsoft now lets you download Windows 7 SP1 Service Pack and you can update Windows 7 to the latest version for better stability, features and security.
Windows 7 SP1 will help you:
- Keep your PCs supported and up-to-date
- Get ongoing updates to the Windows 7 platform
- Easily deploy cumulative updates at a single time
- Meet your users’ demands for greater business mobility
- Provide a comprehensive set of virtualization innovations
- Provide an easier Service Pack deployment model for better IT efficiency
If you are updating just one computer, Microsoft advises that you use Windows Update, which will download a smaller, more appropriate download. You can turn on your computers Automatic Updates feature, and Windows 7 will download it for you. If Windows Update is not offering you the option to install the service pack, then try this. If there is still a problem, try this.
If you choose to download Windows 7 SP1 stand alone from Microsoft Download Center – Microsoft suggest you read this article, that provides some suggestions to improve your experience when you install Windows 7 SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center Web site.
- If you have previously installed a pre-release version of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 on your machine, you must uninstall that version before installing SP1.
- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is available for installation in the same languages made available at original launch of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
- In order to download and install Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 you must currently have a Release to Manufacturing (RTM) version of Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 already installed.