Troubleshoot issues installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1

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When you try to install for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) , errors occur that prevent the installation. Use the following methods to find a solution for these installation errors. 

Uninstall display languages

Uninstall display languages that you do not use

System Restore

Use System Restore to return your system files and settings to an earlier point in time

Resolve Error 0x80073701, Error 0x800f0a136, or Error 0x800f0826

Use the Microsoft System Update Readiness Tool

Resolve Error 0x800F0A12

Resolution 1 for Error 0x800F0A12

Resolution 2 for Error 0x800F0A12

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Article ID: 2527001 - Last Review: May 26, 2014 - Revision: 6.2
Applies to
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
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