After a huge improvement, bug fixing and many security paches microsoft released it’s windows 7 service pack 1. Now it’s available for download worldwide. Windows 7 SP1 package will help keep your PCs on the latest support level, 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 platform based on customer and partner feedback, and is easy for organizations to deploy a single set of updates.
After installation of SP1, the changes may not be directly visible to you, but you will see a huge improvement in performance after installing the SP1.
To Get Windows 7 SP 1 and Installed on your Computer, you have Three way :
Using your old windows 7’s update feature :
If the Windows auto Update is enabled on your computer, then SP1 is probably already installed on your computer. To ensure check your current windows version by clicking on the Start button , right-click Computer, and then click Properties. Under System, next to System type, you can view the operating system. Or turn on windows update and get the latest version automatically.
Downloading the Update Installers or Iso Images :
You can directly download the offline installer executable which will install windows 7 SP1 with your existing windows.
#For 32 bit system: Download Windows 7 SP1 .
#For 64 bit system: Download Windows 7 SP1 .
Or directly download ISO Image DVD which you will need to burn on a DVD to install.
Ordering for and Installation DVD :
You can also order for Windows 7 SP 1 DVD to Microsoft. To order for an installation DVD . If you are based in US or Canada, order from here, if you are from any other place in the world, order from here.
If none of the above way is working for you then check this page.
In short What Microsoft is telling about this Update ?
“Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is an important update that includes previously released security, performance, and stability updates for Windows 7. SP1 also includes new improvements to features and services in Windows 7, such as improved reliability when connecting to HDMI audio devices, printing using the XPS Viewer, and restoring previous folders in Windows Explorer after restarting”.
In addition, you can download and install IE9(Internet Explorer 9) directly without installing this update.