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Microsoft have responded to a recent Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Release Candidate (or SP1 RC) leak by actually releasing it.

SP1 for Microsoft’s most popular Operating System brings plenty of bug fixes and enhancements.

Notable additions are Remote FX and incremental security updates and hot fixes.

Windows 7 SP1 RC can be downloaded via the Microsoft Website.  If you are already participating in the Beta go to Windows update and install the RC.
The x86 iteration of the SP is a heavy 514.7MB with x64 weighing in at a staggering 865.4MB.

A DVD ISO disk image can also be obtained which contains the standalone update packages for the public RC.

Expect the servers to be hit hard so some  links may appear broken but rest assured your itchy F5 finger will eventually lead to a download.

Make sure to uninstall the Beta before installing the RC.

Windows 7 SP1 RC

Update:

Windows 7 SP1 RC x86 Direct Download Link

Windows 7 SP1 RC x64 Direct Download Link



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Comments

  • Thanks for covering this RSVR85. Glad to see it’s available.

  • Paolo

    I have a regular copy of Win7 Ultimate x64. I have downloaded and installed the SP1 RC. Everything went on OK, but, after the reboot, a little note appears on the right back of the screen saying “Evaluation copy”. My registration is still valid?

    Thanks, Paolo

    • Yes. This shows because you are evaluating SP1.


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