Server Pack 1 Windows 7

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This article describes a platform update for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. This update improves the range and performance of the following graphics and imaging components:. Windows Imaging Component (WIC). Windows Advanced Rasterization Platform (WARP). Windows Animation Manager (WAM). XPS Document API. H.264 Video Decoder. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:[Asset 4013443]Download the update package now. Release Date: February 26, 2013 For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: .

Downloading and installing Windows SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center

Troubleshoot problems installing Windows SP1

Microsoft Download Center

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services .

Download and run the System Update Readiness Tool

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses, using the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted.

Before you begin

Back up important files

The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to it. Prerequisites To apply this update, you must be running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or a Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:.

976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 .

Check if your PC is 32-bit or 64-bit

Restart requirement You must restart the computer after you apply this update. For more information about this update, check the "Additional information for the update" section.

Installing Windows 7 SP1 using Windows Update (recommended)

Third-party information disclaimer The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft.

Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products. Compatibility issues on certain computers that have hybrid video cards.

How to obtain this update

Important Some computers that have a combination of Intel and AMD video cards in a hybrid configuration have drivers installed that are incompatible with this platform update.

After you install this update and then restart the computer, the computer may crash because of these compatibility issues. In this situation, you receive a Stop error message that resembles the following: Note This Stop error includes the "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" text and the Igdpmd64.sys or Igdpmd32.sys file name.

To resolve this issue, you may have to install update 2834140 ("0x00000050" Stop error after you install update 2670838 on a computer that is running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1). Additionally, use the following tables to install the latest compatible drivers for your video card. Graphics hardware. Latest compatible drivers. Inspiron 14R N4110 & N4120.

AMD Radeon HD 6470M AMD Radeon HD 6630M AMD Radeon HD 7450M AMD Radeon HD 7650M. Vostro 3350 & 3550.