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

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

For 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.


Supported Systems

The following list shows the current systems that support Windows 7 SP1.

  • ThinkPad Edge 11, Edge 13, Edge 14, Edge 15,
  • ThinkPad Edge E10, Edge E30, Edge E31, Edge E40, Edge E50
  • ThinkPad L410, L412, L510, L512
  • ThinkPad R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R400, R500
  • ThinkPad SL300, SL400, SL400c, SL410, SL500, SL500c, SL510
  • ThinkPad T60, T60p, T61, T61p, T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T500, T510, T510i
  • ThinkPad X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X100e, X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X201, X201i, X201s, X201si, X201 Tablet, X300, X301
  • ThinkPad W500, W510, W700, W700ds, W701, W701ds
  • 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, M91, M91p
  • 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.

Attention: Before installing any updates, be sure to back up your computer data and ensure that the laptop computer is connected to an AC outlet and has a fully charged battery.

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. Please click here for more information.

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. Please click here for more information.


Considerations for preloaded applications

All preloaded applications are compatible with Windows 7 SP1.

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  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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