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Not being offered SP1 via Windows Update


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bobbobagan

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Hi there,

I am not being offered Service Pack 1 via Windows Update, and I was wondering why... I have the AC'97 Audio as my audio device, and I know that there are driver conflicts with it, but I have a greater version than that described here

At that website it says that it will not offer you SP1 if you have "For x86-based computers: Alcxwdm.sys - version 6.0.1.6242 or earlier", but in the picture shown below, I have version 6.0.1.6285 which is greater than the number stated on the Microsoft Webpage.

I was just able to download a driver update from Windows Update for AC'97, but am still not offered SP1 that is why I ask.

Can anyone shed some light on why I am not being offered SP1?

Thanks,

Bobbobagan

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Edited by bobbobagan, 02 April 2008 - 06:25 PM.

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Dellica

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As far as I'm aware windows update will not list SP1 as long as there are conflicts, wether you have the latest version or not. If there is a conflict it just won't be listed there.

What driver you should exactly get for your soundchip to be able to get SP1 through the windows updater I don't exactly know however. A list of downloads available for windows you can find here and it says its been last updated 15's feb. 2008
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