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Originally Posted by Z Overlord;12490925 
Vista was ok, but not one of MS's better OS's. I'd say it's best if Vista was forgotten.

Windows 7 is a masterpiece, and various benchmarks show it outperform OSX and some Linux Distros on various criteria.
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/facepalm

I just don't even know here to begin with you. rolleyes.gif

Lol. 5/10
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Question: If you've been consistently keeping up with the smaller updates every so often, will you even see the SP1 in your downloads list?
 
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Question: If you've been consistently keeping up with the smaller updates every so often, will you even see the SP1 in your downloads list?
From my experience today, the answer is yes.
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Glad I am not missing much, I cant even install it fails with Code 800F0A13 - Says system components are missing and wants me to re-install Windows 7.
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Windows Updater keeps failing for me, I really dont want to do a fresh install but may have to. OS has been kinda wonky at best, think my SSD is giving me fits.

Error code 80073712 (unknown error)
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Looks like bloat ware for me..
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post #17 of 50
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Windows Updater keeps failing for me, I really dont want to do a fresh install but may have to. OS has been kinda wonky at best, think my SSD is giving me fits.

Error code 80073712 (unknown error)
Try these fixs> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/KB931712
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Need 8 Gigs min on my SSD, I have 6 Gigs available (Thats what my error is, maually downloaded update for 1TB drive to see what the error actually was). Says my Windows folder is using 18 Gigs, less than 4 Gigs for every other folder on my C: Drive. I just need to figure out how to clear up 2 Gigs from my windows folder.

To be exact its my C:\\Windows\\Winsxs folder thats eating up all my SSD space.

Edit: Wow 13,500 visible folders adding up to 51,945 files totaling 9+ gigs.

Edit 2: Looks like I pretty much have no choice but to Reinstall. The Winsxs folder is full of hardlinks and dll's of all kinds that shouldnt really be messed with. The only true way to fix it is, a fresh install. Blast MS!
Edited by Blueduck3285 - 2/23/11 at 1:40am
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Originally Posted by Z Overlord View Post
Vista was ok, but not one of MS's better OS's. I'd say it's best if Vista was forgotten.
I agree, Vista was not one of Microsoft's better Windows OS incarnations and Windows 7 is a LARGE improvement. However, while I don't know if I'd say Vista "worked great", it was ok and every problem I ever encountered with Vista (primarily the half dozen "Are you sure you want to do that?" questions on everything) had either an easy fix or I somehow caused it with my incessant tinkering.

EVERY person that I have talked to about Vista and had something poor to say about it, had never used it. To me, that's like saying a certain make of car, as a whole (take your pick - Ford, Dodge, Toyota, VW, etc), is a piece of garbage and never having even driven that particular make, ie you haven't a clue as to what you're talking about, so that automatically disqualifies any expertise you claim to have on that topic. I always ask them if they have ever used Vista for more than a couple of minutes and the normal answer is "Well, no, but so & so told me..."

Anyway back on topic here, time will tell how well any service pack improves upon a Microsoft OS. The average user will likely not even notice where as a large number of us OCNers may or may not see any.
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Windows Updater keeps failing for me, I really dont want to do a fresh install but may have to. OS has been kinda wonky at best, think my SSD is giving me fits.

Error code 80073712 (unknown error)
Hmm try downloading the Servive Pack from Microsoft's website and using that instead.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...displaylang=en
    
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