As promised before, Microsoft has now officially released Service Pack 1 Final (KB976932) for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The RTM of SP1 is available for Free to everyone but validation is required in order to download it.
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level. It also provides ongoing improvements to the Windows Operating System (OS), by including previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms based on customer and partner feedback. This enables organizations to deploy a single set of updates.
Read the points below before proceeding:
- In order to download and install Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 you must currently have a Release to Manufacturing (RTM) version of Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 already installed.
- If you’ve previously installed a pre-release version of Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 on your machine, you must uninstall that version before installing SP1.
- Don’t download this if you’re updating just one computer, instead update to SP1 directly by downloading the required updates via Windows Update.
Direct Installer for DVD ISO (Full SP1 DVD – X86 & x64 included)
We will post the download links for Standalone packages of x86 and x64 system soon!
Update: Windows 7 SP1 Standalone Installer Direct Download Links (32-bit & 64-bit)