Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)


Microsoft has released the first official service pack for Windows 7 on February 22, 2011.
This is an important update that includes previously released security, performance, and stability updates for Windows 7. SP1 also includes new improvements to features and services in Windows 7, such as improved reliability when connecting to HDMI audio devices, printing using the XPS Viewer, and restoring previous folders in Windows Explorer after restarting.

In addition Windows 7 Service Pack 1 also does the following:
- Helps keep PCs supported.
- Provides ongoing improvement to the operating system, by including previous updates delivered over - Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 platform based on customer and partner feedback.
- Makes it easy for organizations to deploy a single set of updates.

Users are strongly advised to get this SP1 installed, for more information you can visit.

Click here to Download Windows 7 Service Pack 1

How to uninstall Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) contains many updates to improve Windows 7, but if you encounter a problem with hardware or a program after installing the service pack, you might want to temporarily uninstall it to troubleshoot the problem.

If you installed SP1 yourself, you can uninstall it. However, if your computer came with SP1 already installed, it can't be uninstalled.


The easiest way to uninstall SP1 is using Programs and Features.
  1. Click the Start button Picture of the Start button, click Control Panel, click Programs, and then clickPrograms and Features.
  2. Click View installed updates.
  3. Click Service Pack for Microsoft Windows (KB 976932), and then click Uninstall.
    If you don't see Service Pack for Microsoft Windows (KB 976932) in the list of installed updates, your computer likely came with SP1 already installed, and you can't uninstall the service pack. If the service pack is listed but grayed out, you can't uninstall the service pack.


    1. Click the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then, in the search box, type Command Prompt.
    2. In the list of results, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administratorAdministrator permission required If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
    3. Type the following: wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:976932
    4. Press the Enter key.

      If you've used Disk Cleanup since installing SP1, the backup files needed to uninstall the service pack might have been deleted from your computer. To remove the service pack, you'll need to reinstall Windows 7.

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