Windows Update: Shows Windows 7 Sp1 is needed

By resolute
Aug 27, 2014
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  1. Windows Update Shows Windows 7 Sp1 is needed,
    but Sp1 has already been installed a while ago.

    OS: Windows 7 64 bit with Sp 1 installed
    HP laptop

    Any advice or reactions?
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2014
  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Are you sure it is installed? Windows Update wouldn't find it as an update if you already have it. Go to the start menu and search "Computer". Then right click on "Computer" and select "Properties". Tell me what it states under Windows version and/or take a screenshot.
  3. resolute

    resolute TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Winver.exe shows
    Windows 7 Professional
    Microsoft Widows
    Version 6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1)

    Propertys show
    Windows 7 Professional
    Copyright 2009Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
    Service Pack 1

    System type: 64-bit Operating System

    This is a HP Pavilion dv7-4277nr laptop from the manufacturer
    which I have owned since 03/10/2011
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2014
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    I would just let it install. If it notices that the update is already installed, the installation should fail. If it does, just hide the update if it doesn't go away automatically.

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