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post #21 of 33
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how do i uninstall SP1? i believe it could be that causing the problem... I've read that afew other people are having the same issue, and a friend who works with computers just text me saying its probably sevice pack 1 thats causing the problems

I tried to uninstall through windows update history, it wont let me
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post #22 of 33
Go to add/remove programs -> installed updates -> then look for something called windows update service pack or service pack for windows. It's hard to find for me at least but I guarantee it'll be there. It'll take about 20-30 minutes to complete.
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post #23 of 33
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I don't see it being SP1, it was installed on the 27th of feb... I may try to remove it anyway and repair windows then redownload it

can't uninstall, its not in the list of updates i can uninstall

edit again... nevermind, it said the update failed... but i can't find it again in the list
Edited by Danny1107 - 5/26/11 at 1:02pm
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post #24 of 33
Wait are you saying it doesn't have SP1 installed? if you right click on "computer" in the start menu and go to properties, does it say Service Pack1 at the top?

But look really hard because I swore it wasn't in that list and it turned out it was. Just double check again because I overlooked it for the first couple times I tried looking.
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post #25 of 33
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Windows Edition:
Windows 7 Ultimate

copyright blah blah 2009 microsoft corp ect ect, thats about it, will check the list again
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post #26 of 33
Ok your computer doesn't even have service pack 1 installed then. You should've seen that update about 2 months ago if you update your computer regularly. But at this point I definitely suggest the repair install since the SFC scan found corrupt files and was unable to repair them.

The disc has to match exactly so for in your case you need a 64 bit Windows 7 Ultimate disc.
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post #27 of 33
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i'm using a windows 7 ultimate 64 bit disk but it said "can not upgrade to 64bit from 32bit" which has confused me as i'm using 64bit already

I'm really confused about it
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post #28 of 33
Back in the computer properties, double check that it indeed is 64-bit. It will say in the line right underneath the amount of memory installed.

It could be that your computer is currently 32 bit, or your operating system is having some serious issues lol
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post #29 of 33
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its 100% 64 bit, tried again to repair install and it said this...

The following issues are preventing Windows from upgrading. Cancel the upgrade, complete each task, and then restart the upgrade to continue.


You can’t upgrade 64-bit Windows to a 32-bit version of Windows. To upgrade, obtain a 64-bit version of the installation disc, or go online to see how to install Windows 7 and keep your files and settings.


32-bit Windows cannot be upgraded to a 64-bit version of Windows. To upgrade, obtain a 32-bit version of the Windows installation disc.


There is not enough free space on partition (C. A total of 10972 megabytes (MB) of free disk space is required. Try Disk Cleanup, or moving files to an external location such as a CD, DVD, or external hard drive, and then restart the installation.
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post #30 of 33
Its not saying from 32 bit to 64 bit is it. Its saying you can't change 64 bit to 32 bit. Honestly I've seen these problems before and you can spend days trying to figure out a solution and most of the time its in vain. It will be quicker to back up everything and reinstall Windows 7. Also I would suggest running some tests on your hardware to rule out any chance that your memory or hard drives are causing issues.
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