Sps And Windows 7 Pro

Dennis Owner/Technician Michigan Posted   Latest  
2010 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L (A L20) 4-spd (4L60-E)

I need to update the pcm.I'm aware 7pro is no longer supported but its what i have for know​.​Is there a chance it will work or do i have to have win 10.

Scott Owner
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Hi Dennis, It worked with Win7 previously and it will work now. The issue is if there is an issue, you'll most likely be on your own to solve it, as GM/AC Delco does not support this OS anymore.

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Allan Owner
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Exactly what Scott said. It will work but if there’s a problem they won’t help you

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Anthony Technical Support Specialist
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Hi Dennis: Please keep in mind that what Scott and Allan wrote is true right now. There will be a point where it will not work. Usually, that will be because the new required version of Java won't install/load due to the O/S. HTH, Guido

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Phillip Diagnostician
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Hey you can get a copy of windows cheap. If you need help I can direct you on where to go. but as the other said you will be on your own, not that Gm has ever given any help any ways.

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Isaac Owner/Technician
North Carolina
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I'm going to dispel some myths and misinformation here. Neither GM or Microsoft supports Windows 7 anymore. That does not mean that Windows 7 has stopped working. As far as programming goes, GM is not required to assist you in a situation where something is not working properly. You will be on your own. GM SPS is a Java app. Java 8 100% still works on Windows 7. Java 8 is not supported on…

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Dennis Owner/Technician
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Thanks for the replies. Went through with flash no problems. Philip thanks not gonna invest in my current pc its to old. It's time for an upgrade the new on will have windows ten​.​Do you have any suggestion where to get a reasonable prices new laptop.

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Tomi Diagnostician
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Ask the gentleman above you. I've bought three laptops from Isaac Rodell and im very happy with the results and the tech support he provides.

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James Technician
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Just an update for anyone who reads this because I had same question, mainly because I was programming such new vehicle and wasnt sure if something had been added to SPS that only runs correct on Win10. Using Win 7 I was able to program 2019 Equinox EPS and skipped the wrapper because it failed to install the first time but I already had wrapper 1.4.4 installed, for some reason it wanted to…

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