Windows 7 has terrible update system.

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Mar 30, 2011
  1. Westside
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    My Windows 7 downloaded service pack which took 3 hours on my fire walled school server, and when it tried to install after the download it failed at 99%, now it is starting all over again. I can even stop the download... [​IMG]
     
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    Did you pirate Windows?
     
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    I never pirate Windows.
     
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    really o.o it updated fine on my pirated
    then again i wouldnt really do it with the school server -.- school server is annoying for blocking stupid crap
     
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    I'd be more pissed that your schools internet is absolute SHIT than anything...


    Windows 7 SP1 is at most 533.1MB (44.0~533.1MB according to Windows update).

    My crappy connection downloads at a maximum of 180KB/s, though realistically I get ~150KB/s.
    533.1MB x 1024 = 545,894.4KB / 150KB/s = 3,639s or 60.65 minutes for my download.

    3hrs x 60 = 180min x 60 = 10,800sec. 545,894.4KB / 10,800 sec = 50.54KB/s is your download speed.
     
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    Sounds like a connection problem. Windows 7 is not to blame here.
     
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    Again, it downloaded 100%, it fucked up on 99% on the installation part. Instead of keeping the 900+MB setup files, it decided to re-download the mofo making me wait another 3 hours. It worked this time though. I'm just wondering why they can't let us use the already downloaded setup file...
     
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    Usually when an installer fails, it's because the file is corrupted.
    Standard HTTP downloading has no verification so the whole thing had to be redownloaded.
     
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