Uninstalling Vista SP1 RC1 (And keeping it that way!)

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by ray_gillespie, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. ray_gillespie

    ray_gillespie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    How the cocking hell do I stop Vista from trying to reinstall SP1? I installed RC1 a few weeks ago by installing a small download from the MS website which told my Windows Update to look for the new SP. Everything was fine, but I decided to take it off in anticipation of the final release which may be just round the corner.

    Having uninstalled SP1 however, I have found that Vista keeps trying to to reinstall SP1 through Windows Update, presumably because that file I downloaded from MS is still active.

    Does anyone know how I can stop all this rubbish? Reps for help as usual. :)
     
  2. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    KB936330 - think you may have to uninstall that - if its on your pc, if not i think theres a reg change you can do

    delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\VistaSp1 - think that was it
     
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  3. ray_gillespie

    ray_gillespie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Good call Carpo! All gone :) Thanks man.

    EDIT: It seems I've been giving you too many reps recently - remind me in a few days and I'll give you some more then :)
     
  4. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    what seems to be the problem with having it installed?
     
  5. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    He said that he wanted the real deal installed in a couple of days, not the RC1 that he had installed.


    Heeter