Rumors about Windows 7 SP 1 back in the day


The main Service Pack for Windows 7 Service Pack 01 was disclosed on 22 February, 2011. As indicated by Microsoft, the upgrade incorporates “beforehand discharged security, execution, and steadiness overhauls for Windows 7”. It additionally dubiously evacuated the highlight that permitted other option programs to be offered to clients.

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Likewise on the rundown were backing for Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX), a 256-piece guideline set augmentation for processors, and “new changes to components and administrations in Windows 7 Service Pack 01, for example, enhanced dependability when interfacing with HDMI sound gadgets, printing utilizing the XPS Viewer, and reestablishing past envelopes in Windows Explorer subsequent to restarting”.


Other minor overhauls include:

  • Windows Management Framework 3.0 (December 2012): it conveyed overhauled adaptations of Windows PowerShell, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Windows Remote Management (WinRE).
  • Windows 7 SP1 Platform Update (February 2013): it upgraded Internet Explorer to v10 and revealed various wholesale improvements.
  • Windows 7 Enterprise hotfix rollup (March 2013): An abridgment of hotfix upgrades that concentrated on the business showcase.
  • With respect to the second Service Pack for Windows 7, that was never discharged. Be that as it may, in May 2016, Microsoft pushed out what is viably a substitute for SP2, as the ‘SP1 comfort rollup’. Fundamentally, this contains all the security and non-security redesigns discharged for Windows 7 since Service Pack 1 in one single bundle.


This will overhaul a Windows 7 SP1 PC with more than five years of patches in one shot, so with a crisp establishment, you no more need to sit through round after round after round of applying upgrades and rebooting. (Microsoft did likewise for Windows 8.1 PCs also.)

Furthermore, from October, rather than partitioned hotfixes, Microsoft is executing a ‘month to month rollup’ fix that contains the greater part of the most recent upgrades – in addition to past ones – moved up into a solitary bundle. So November’s rollup will incorporate the fixes from October, thus on going ahead.

  • A finish rundown of downloads accessible for the 10 renditions of Windows 7 can be found here. As far as backing, Microsoft finished standard backing for Windows 7 in January 2015. Augmented backing (i.e. security redesigns) will end on 14 January, 2020.


Despite the fact that standard backing has finished, you can even now purchase a PC running Windows 7 Service Pack 01 (or possibly minimize rights to Windows 7). The OS is still shockingly mainstream – it remains the main desktop working framework on the planet, utilized on half of all PCs out there: 47% to be exact, with Windows 10 on 23% in the most recent details we’ve seen.

On the off chance that you’ve resulted in these present circumstances survey since you’re considering purchasing another PC with Windows 7 pre-introduced, you’ll need to rush. Microsoft has effectively quit supplying most forms of Windows 7 to retailers. In any case, the end-of-offers date for PCs with Windows 7 Professional pre-introduced hasn’t exactly come around yet – this due date is set for October 31, so the end of one month from now.

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