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Adding SP1 to WIN 7 install

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I know there is a way to add sp1 and other updates to windows 7 install files but cant remember?
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I believe you are referring to what used to be known as slipstreaming back in the days of Windows XP. Here is an article that works with USB to achieve the same for Windows 7
http://www.pcworld.com/article/239634/how_to_speed_up_windows_7_installs_with_slipstrea
ming_and_usb.html

And if your already at Windows 7 Sp1 this other will assist for either ISO/DVD/USB installs.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/145343-slipstream-windows-7-sp1-into-installation-dvd-iso-file.html
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There's a utility called rt7lite (the beta version), which allows you to integrate SP1 and other things into your installation DVD. It looks like the original site of that product is down, but it is still available at softpedia:

http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/RT-Seven-Lite-Download-174061.html
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evilzekeshoes--If you are talking about upgrading existing installations of Win 7, there is no need to slip stream SP1.  Just download and install stand alone SP1
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/install-windows-7-service-pack-1

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5842
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what i want to do is when i do a clean install i want SP1 to be installed also. I thought you were able to copy files in the upgrade folder then they would run. but i cant remember
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There's plenty of info here. Both rt7lite and slipstreaming works.
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evilzekeshoes--
I must have missed it when you posted on Feb. 26

"what i want to do is when i do a clean install i want SP1 to be installed also"

The simplest way is to download the appropriate Win 7 SP1 (version the same as your existing installation) from here
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_install/i-do-not-have-windows-7-media-but-i-do-have-my/5ce13741-ac25-4969-ae82-2494726aac1c

burn as .iso to a DVD and use it for the clean install.  Your existing Product Key should work.
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The first 3 comments are all good solutions.
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Meanwhile even the original rt7lite site is back online:

http://www.rt7lite.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=56
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