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Worth installing Windows 7 SP1?

By g4mer
May 30, 2011
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  1. Anyone tried it yet? Is it worth upgrading? I just saw it in windows updates, not sure when it came out.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,985   +168

    Of course I have it installed! You should always install Windows Service Packs. It's no longer like the old days of XP... Install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 ASAP
     
  3. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,061   +77

    It is generally a collection of all the patches released, I got it installed on all my PCs running Win7 without any issues.
     
  4. Brucew0617

    Brucew0617 TS Rookie

    It had come out for almost 2 months ago, I think it's OK, just a services package. Nothing chaged.
     
  5. Zen

    Zen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 938   +44

    I've personally never owned nor operated Windows 7 on any of my systems. But once upon a time I did run Windows XP and even running that I always tried to get my hands on service packs when they became available. (SP1) to (SP2) and finally (SP3) when it came out, I was there "ready and willing"!

    Please do yourself a favor, just download the service package and install it, it was created and released for your Operating Systems greater good. Plus some programs out there are (service pack) dependent, don't have the pack, you don't get to use the program! Also if you don't have the pack, you don't get the enhanced stability. And last, you don't get the pack, you don't get the additional fixes and security!

    It's up to you, I'd get it, but that's just me!
     


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