How to Uninstall Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)?

In this tutorial, we'll tell you how to uninstall Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) from your system if you are facing any problem after installing it:

There are 2 methods to uninstall SP1:

  • Using Control Panel
  • Using Command Prompt

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Method 1: Using Control Panel

1. Open Control Panel and click on "Programs -> Uninstall a program" if you are using "Category" view.

If you are using "Icons" view, click on "Programs and Features" icon.

2. Now click on "View installed updates" link given in left sidebar.

3. Select the "Service Pack for Microsoft Windows (KB976932)" item in the given list and click on "Uninstall" button in the toolbar. You can also right-click on the update and select "Uninstall" option.

4. It'll ask for confirmation, click on "Yes" button.

That's it. It'll take some time and will uninstall SP1 from your system.

Method 2: Using Command Prompt

1. Click on "Start button -> All Programs -> Accessories". Right-click on "Command Prompt" and select "Run As Administrator". If you are prompted to enter password, enter the password and continue. You can also open Command Prompt in Administrator mode by typing "cmd" in Start Menu Search box and press "Ctrl+Shift+Enter".

2. Now provide following command and press Enter:

wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:976932

3. It'll ask for confirmation, click on "Yes" button.

That's it. It'll take some time and will uninstall SP1 from your system.





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Posted in: Troubleshooting, Windows 7


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  • I have an issue with Toshiba satellite A200 model I don't know what happen is but often it gets freeze!!! On the startup it shows a strange error message like " PXE-ROM MEDIA TEST FAILURE" I tried to change it from win7 to winxp! Nothing happens? Somebody help with it? Looking forward!!

  • VG

    ^^ It seems a hardware problem. Ask your technician to check it.

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