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Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Installation Guide - ThinkCentre and ThinkStation General

This site documents special requirements or considerations for installing and using Windows 7 SP1.

For more information about the Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) operating system and to obtain installation instructions, go to the Microsoft Web site at:


Supported computer models

The following list shows the current ThinkCentre(R) and ThinkStation(R) desktop computers that support Windows 7 SP1.

  • ThinkCentre A57, A57e, A58, A58e, A60, A61, A61e, A62, A63, A70, A70z
  • ThinkCentre M55, M55e, M55p, M57, M57e, M57p, M58, M58e, M58p, M70e, M70z, M75e, M80, M90, M90p, M90z
  • ThinkStation C20, D10, D20, E20, S10, S20


Things to check before installing Windows 7 SP1

In most cases, the computers listed above will have no problem with Windows 7 SP1. However, before you start the installation, it is recommended that you install the latest BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) and drivers on the computer. Click here to check for and obtain the latest BIOS and Drivers for your system.

Attention: Before installing any updates, be sure to back up your computer data.

Before updating to Windows 7 SP1, make sure you install the Windows 7 update KB2502285. Otherwise, the "0x0000007F" Stop error might occur after you install Windows 7 SP1. For more information, go to:

For x64-based versions of Windows 7, make sure you install the Windows 7 update KB2487426 before updating to Windows 7 SP1. Otherwise, an error might occur in the x86-based applications or services, which causes the application or service to stop unexpectedly. For more information, go to:

Considerations for preloaded applications

All preloaded applications are compatible with Windows 7 SP1.

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