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bayedo
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Windows 7 updates after factory reinstall

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Being infected with the sysWOW64 virus, my computer needs a factory reinstall. My question is, will I be able to get the Windows Updates, since MS doesn't support Win 7 any more? Are they stored on the HD somewhere? Does HP supply them?

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Windows 7 still has support from M$, so you will still get updates.  Assuming that you have the Recovery Manager still available, it will reinstall Windows 7 and then update.  However, there is what is called a Windows 7 SP1 Convenience Rollup which does install many updates outside of the update channel.  See here on how to guide:

https://www.howtogeek.com/255435/how-to-update-windows-7-all-at-once-with-microsofts-convenience-rol...

 Convenience Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 (basically an otherwise-named Windows 7 SP2) is available which installs all patches between the release of SP1 (February 22, 2011) through April 12, 2016.


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