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Windows XP Service Pack 3 - Finally!

Q: Windows XP Service Pack 3 - Finally!

For those of you who are not aware of it, Microsoft has announced that the final release of Service Pack 3 (5.1.2600.5512) will be available for download at the Microsoft Download Center site on April 29th.

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Preferred Solution: Windows XP Service Pack 3 - Finally!

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Just bought new never used factory fresh PC Acer AXC-605-UR29
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 manufacrtured this year,
I checked for latest updates and sure enough Service Pack 1 shows up in updates



Windows 7 Service Pack 1 for x64-based Systems (KB976932)

Download size: 9.1 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is a recommended collection of updates and improvements to Windows that are combined into a single installable update. The service pack can help make your computer safer and more reliable. A typical installation will take about 30 minutes to complete, and you will have to restart your computer about halfway through the process.


This is a brand new PC that was loaded with factory Windows 7 SP1 so what is going on here?
Can I simply ignore the update? My only concern is that somehow MS updates will is considering
Windows 7 outdated and that I will receive no more updates since the Service Pack 1 is showing up
in the update section. How the heck is the possible with a factory image. One other thing that might help is that before I could check for any new updates Windows said I required a update to windows update. I
Did this update before finding the lastest updates. Also many updates are post cut off date for Windows 7 SP 0 so it did show updates until December 2014, I guess I will find out it Windows will continue to supply new updates this coming Tuesday...

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A:Factory Windows 7 Service pack 1 but service pack shows in updates?

See this thread.

Fresh reinstall 7SP1 first run WU offers KB976932 (9.1 mb) WTH????

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any one know where to download East Asian Language pack for windows xp service pack 3? my laptop cannot read other language other than english

A:where to download East Asian Language pack for windows xp service pack 3?

if you don't have the xp disk borrow one and

http://newton.uor.edu/Departments&Pr...lation_XP.html

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When the user tries to login into their laptop whether cabled into our domain network or not, they receive a message "there are currently no logon servers available to service this request".  but if cabled into the network and they wait 5 minutes, they
are able to sign in without issue but it takes 2 to 3 minutes to load the page.  I signed into the laptop with my domain admin account and received the same message as the user, but when we tried cabled in (5 minutes later), i was able to sign in without
issue.  The troubleshooting steps:
1.  Updated the network driver today (still receiving same result)
2.  Re-added the computer to the domain today (still receiving same result)
3.  the event viewer is showing the 5719 NETLOGON message and also 1129 (but the user has been receiving this for a number of months)
4.  The only thing we haven't tried is creating a new user profile but the only reason I don't see that working is because if its happening with my domain admin account it can't be a profile issue. 

Any ideas of what could be causing this and is there a fix for it?  I do see there is a hotfix but wasn't sure if we should run it or not. 

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Every time I try to download SP2 the computer restarts during the installation, specifically when its making backup files. I got this error signature after the computer rebooted:

Error signature
BCCode : 10000050 BCP1 : FFB5A000 BCP2 : 00000000 BCP3 : FFB35EB5
BCP4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 1_0 Product : 768_1

I have a Widows XP Home edition. any suggestions?
 

A:Solved: Problem upgrading to Service Pack 2 From Service Pack 1

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Hi,
I bought my cpu in June of 08. I have been having problems. I'm trying to fix them one by one. I was wondering if I had the correct Service Packs. Under Windows Updates I can see them all going back to when I bought it. It shows 1 service pack update, KB948465 on 9/19/09. It does not show a 2nd. Under Windows Edition in my System (Control Panel) it shows Windows Home Premium and Service Pack 2.

Can I forget about 1 or do I need it? Hopefully Service Pack 2 includes all that was in SP1 and more! Thanks in advance for your help.

Barb

A:Windows Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2

Yes, you can ignore SP1 as you have SP2 installed.

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Hi all I decided it was time to install Internet Explorer 9 but I am running Vista SP1 so I thought I'd update to SP2 also.
When I tried to update Vista SP1 to SP2 it has failed many times. I also tried using fixit and various other items but still no joy any help me please??
Updates are set to automatic tried several reboots no joy. When I also look at Windows Updates and click view installed updates nothing is there but there are loads when I View Update History.
 
This update fails all the time:
 
Windows Search 4.0 for Windows Vista (KB940157)
Installation date: ‎15/‎10/‎2011 08:53
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80070490
Update type: Recommended
Windows Search 4.0 helps you to find, preview, and use your documents, e-mail, music, photos, and other items. On an upgrade from previous versions, you will need to rebuild your index. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
More information:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940157
Help and Support:
http://support.microsoft.com
This one does too:
 
Intel driver update for Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Installation date: ‎14/‎10/‎2011 09:39
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 643
Update type: Optional
This driver was provided by Intel for support of Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
More information:
http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=3016
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A:Vista will not update from Service Pack 1 to Service Pack 2

Hi,

To recreate the error, I suggest we try these steps to reinstall
SP2.

Step 1: Run the System Update Readiness Tool
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1. Please download the System Update Readiness Tool from the link below according to the System Type:

System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista 32-bit
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2889489c-ee87-4607-8aa5-812e8078ab27&DisplayLang=en

System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista 64-bit
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=14f76773-007c-493f-bece-243bc21ac73d&DisplayLang=en

2. Double click downloaded file to run the System Update Readiness Tool.

Then, let's run System File Checker (SFC) to repair Windows Vista system files.

Step 2: Run System File Checker (SFC) to repair Windows Vista system files
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1. Click Start, type "cmd" (without the quote) in the Start Search bar, right-click cmd.exe and click run as administrator.

2. Input the following commands and press Enter after each line.

sfc /scannow

Note: There is a SPACE between "SFC" and "/Scannow". This command will take several minutes to complete.

Restart the computer.

Then, I suggest downloading the Standalone Installer and installing it in Clean Boot Mode.

Step 3: Download Windows Vista SP2 Standalone Installer
====================================================
1. Download Windows V... Read more

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Hi, this is my first time using this. I have in my Control Panel Microsoft.Net Framework 1.1 , Microsoft.Net Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 and 3.0 Service Pack 3. Do I need all of these or can I delete one the free up some memory. OS Version is Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3,32 bit.
Thanks,
Jill
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Service Pack 2.0 Pack 2 and 3.0 pack 3

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Hiya

Office 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Language Interface Pack ensures that Office 2003 performs with complete functionality when you use an Office 2003 Language Interface Pack.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Service Pack 3; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP
This update applies to the following programs:
Microsoft® Office 2003 Language Interface Pack

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...e8-8193-4c32-9019-9980ecd6874a&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Hi,

I had to wipe an old IBM laptop and I have re-installed most of the software but i need Service Pack 3. Does anyone know of a good location that I may be able to download from without any extra add on that i have to pay?

Thanks
Bill

A:Windows XP Service Pack 3

this link should have what you need
Download Windows XP Service Pack 3 Network Installation Package for IT Professionals and Developers from Official Microsoft Download Center

I would suggest that you replace the system with a PC with a supported operating system.

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I currently have dial-up as my internet access. I would like to sign up with cable and use a cable modem for faster speed. My children have separate user accounts on my computer, but I don't want them to have access to the internet. Is there any way to disable the modem when they are on their accounts? Or does anyone kknow of any software that can stop them from getting into open broadband access? Any help would be truly appreciated!!!
 

A:Windows XP Pro Service Pack 3 Help!

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Has anyone of this great fraternity heard of any reason why I shouldn't apply Windows XP Service Pack 3.

I would like to hear your views on this.

Thanks

Lockeyp
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 3

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when i open (try to) folders and drives the sear for opens up. when i right click the menu goes like this...

Search...
Open
Ecplore etc.

How do i remove the Search...?

Driving Me Mad.

A:Windows XP Service Pack 2

I did a web search and found this...Windows Explorer Opens Search Companion Rather than the FolderIf the Windows Explorer opens up the Search Companion rather than opening up the actual folder, the default setting for opening a folder is changed.To correct this:Start Regedit Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ Directory \ shell and HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ Drive \ shell] Edit the default value to be explorer or noneInformation came from One COmputer Guy...CLick on the link below to go there if you want.One Computer Guy

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This is a computer I got from my mother-in-law, who knows almost nil about computers and virus scans, etc. She was getting this error, I ran Malwarebytes on it and it found 1800 infections and we wiped those out. I continue to get this system error code that tells me that I need to: "Now insert the Windows XP Service Pack 3CD.

Is this a virus? Malware? Malwarebytes comes up with no more infections. A google search does not show any Windows Service pack 3CD.

I keep getting an error message that I need to put in a disk for Windows Service Pack 3 CD.

My inlaws did have this computer and there is no telling what disks they may have inserted trying to get this message to go away.

I did run malwarebytes and while it found over 1300 infected files the first time, each subsequent run has showed no more infections.

Thank you in advance for your help.

Craigstertoo

A:Windows Service Pack 3CD

What is the exact error message and when do you get it?

Your system files may be getting altered by a virus and Windows File Protection is kicking in is my only guess with the limited info you have given.

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I have installed Service Pack 3 seemingly without a problem until I try to access web pages. I cannot do so. I am told I am not on line ; I am using an incorrect URL etc. I cannot even access Google.

When I use System Restore all is well but SP3 keeps trying to install itself.

I have downlaoded the Blocking programme but obviously I shall need this Pack some time.

Has anyone else had this trouble, please? If so, what did you do to resolve it?

( I tried typing in Windows XP Service Pack 3 into the Keyword dialogue box at the bottom of the main listings but keep getting Error!)

Windows XP Home Edition
Internet Explorer 7
Intel 2992 MHZ

Avira anti Virus
SpyBot
Adaware
Zone Alarm )Free)
SuperAnti Spyware (Professional)
Spyware Blaster

My thanks in advance.

A:Windows Xp Service Pack 3

Hello Renna,The event viewer might shed some light on what is happening look for errors and warnings How To Use Event Viewer

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Hi,

I just recently got an update request to download Service Pack 2 for my computer on my Windows Update and I ticked it off to download it. That was two hours ago, and it still hasn't come up for me to install it.

Can anyone give advice on what to do now? I downloaded some security patches this morning and they worked fine.

Thanks.
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 2 - or is it?

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I am still running on Windows XP Service Pack 1 because I think I can recall installing the Windows XP Service Pack 2 once before and my system ran too slow or there were issues with that. Programs I need won't allow me to download/install them (Like ok, my brain just froze...the program that allows you to watch video clips, or video clips from a digital camera....the name of it just left me, so sorry) unless I upgrade to Service Pack 2.

What could be some problems that I could experience if I upgrade? Do I have to do that?

A:Windows XP Service Pack 1

What brand and model is the pc. I have yet to see SP2 or SP3 cause issues on a uninfectd pc. Without the new service packs you are wide open to infections

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Do I really need to install Windows XP Service Pack 2???? I already have a pop-up blocker and firewall that I like and I read that my Zone Alarm Pro firewall that I have installed won't work any longer. Also, I really don't see any noticeable improvements that I could use.
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 2

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Hi all,

I have searched many times but I can not find SP1 for W8.1 I don?t know either if Microsoft is planning on releasing it. Do you have any news ?, or do you think they will wait until Windows 10 is released ?

Thanks.
xD

A:Windows 8.1 Service Pack SP1

Originally Posted by parallax


Hi all,

I have searched many times but I can not find SP1 for W8.1 I don?t know either if Microsoft is planning on releasing it. Do you have any news ?, or do you think they will wait until Windows 10 is released ?

Thanks.
xD



It won't be released. Microsoft has released Update 1 though, which is kinda like a service pack. It was released in April 2014, so you should have it already installed.

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My husband has window xp home edition. He just got it home from the shop after having hard drive replaced. I told him he better check critical updates. Windows Update showed that he had around 40 so we assumed that all the updates were gone because of new hard drive.

He began and stopped with Service Pack one. After it downloaded he restarted his computer but it will not boot up.

Any advice? Thanks
 

A:Windows XP and service pack 1

Take it back to the shop and tell them what happened. They formatted and install Xp on your new drive using a disk without the SP-1 on it. At my shop, we put all the updates on before it leaves. It is tough for people to do it on a dialup so we provide the service. I can't believe they didn't do the same.
 

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So i am desperate, and if i am posting this in the wrong place or if this has been answered before i am very sorry but i am having immense problems upgrading to Service pack 2. I have tried everything microsoft suggests and their personalized customer service is close to non-existant so i thought i would call upon the kindness and wisdom of others.
My problem-
Halfway through the download it stops and says "access denied", ive done everything microsoft has said and gone through and changed permissions etc etc but with no success. I am using windows Xp home edition 2002 version on a Dell dimension 2400. i have done everything from this link http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=873148 and still dont have my answer. im lost and dont know where to go any help would be appreciated!
 

A:Windows xp service pack 2

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Should i have downloaded this cause i have heard many people say download it while some told me not to so which is it
 

A:Windows XP service 2 pack

Yes you really should download it,but its important for you to make sure your computer is spyware free before doing so,as it makes for an easy installation .....
 

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I have been installing all the critical updates for my computer and came across the Service Pack.

When I first installed this (when it first came out) I really had problems with it and luckly I downloaded it in the way that if it didn't work, I could delete it. Well to make a long story short - I ended up having to completely re-install Windows XP. What a chore.

My question to any of you who know - it is safe to download now? Did they make the necessary changes and corrections?
I am really hesitant to download it not knowing.

Thank you.
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack

I've installed SP-1 on over 30 systems and have yet to have an issue with it.

I too saved it to CD and have since added the "Rollup" to that CD . . install SP-1, then the rollup, then updates from M/S

wrs
 

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I have tried repeatedly to download xp2 service pack. It seems to download fine. When the computer restarts the desktop comes up as normal but after about 30 seconds the icons disappear and do not return. I then start in safe mode and restore to a previous date. Can anyone tell me what the problem is? Thanks for your help.

Vernon
 

A:Windows xp2 service pack

I would suggest, going to Microsoft download center and downloading SP3. It will update your computer, including updates since SP2. Even if you succeed at installing SP2 you will have to spend a LOT of time updating.
vicks
 

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Is there a safe/easy way to uninstall SP2 without screwing anything up on my PC? All I can tell that it does is slow my computer down considerably.

Is it a good idea? A bad one?

Any suggestions?

Thanks
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 2

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i reinstalled windows (there was +9999999999 dlls on my desktop) then i tried to install vb 2010 express but it needs sp3 when i installed that it says you need sp1 minumum then it says
"file corrupted" when i try to install sp2 and sp1a. i cant find the original sp1. your microsoft not some cheap old not configured proporly program!
i ask 2 things:

1. How Do I Get vb 2010 express

2. is it possible to not have any service pack

thanks

A:I Need Help with windows xp service pack

Hi

To install SP3 you have to have either SP1a or SP2 installed. (You do not have to install SP1 or SP1a before installing SP2).
Here is a link for Windows XP SP2. Install this first.
Once done you can install SP3.
Here is a link for Windows XP SP3

Once you have installed SP3 you can install Visual Basic 2010 Express. Which you can download from here.

These are the requirements for Visual Studio 2010 Express. It clearly says you need Windows XP with SP3:
http://www.microsoft.com/express/Support/

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Please Help!

I installed windows service pack 1 for windows xp and now my cd and dvd drives aren't recognized and I lost sound in my speakers. I got a code 39 error. The fix in windows support is useless. any help you could give would be appreciated. thank you
 

A:Windows service pack 1

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I have Windows 7 and have been trying to install the important update Service Pack 1. I have tried to install this update six times and keep getting the same error message: 0x800F0826. I have gone online to fix this problem and followed all the instructions, including downloading a trouble shooter and closing my antivirus program. Nothing seems to work. I am not having any problems with my pc, which is an HP all-in-one. Any solutions for me?
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5500 @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4061 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset, 1806 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 702194 MB, Free - 539677 MB; D: Total - 13106 MB, Free - 1606 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 2AA2
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Windows 7 Service pack 1.

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I've tried 6 times to update my OS to "windows 7 sp1" but each time after almost 80% done I get an error code 80070005. This is for my laptop Toshiba L505. The os is windows 7 home premium. system 32 bit. RAM 3 GB. processor Intel [email protected] 2.10 GHz
Any suggestions?
 

A:windows 7 service pack 1

Are you logged in under an administrator account?
 

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Hi so im not that PC expert !
I have windows  7 professional and its service pack one
i have seen people with service pack 2 3 and i think 4 (not sure)
How to update mine ? 

A:Windows 7 service pack 1

There's only SP1 for Windows 7, AFAIK, followed from time to time by Hotfixes obtained through Windows Update.
 
Those other service packs relate to Vista (2), XP (3) and Windows 2000 (4).

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My computer installed that this morning when it was still working.. and now it won't work. Is that even a real service pack?? Whenever i try to turn it on, it's always a blank screen after the Windows XP loading screen pops up. I tried to reset the BIOS values but then now it won't go to the Windows loading screen. It stops and displays "DISC BOOT ERROR. INSERT SYSTEM DISC AND PRESS ENTER". Can anyone help me please?

A:Windows XP Service Pack 4??

It's not a real SP. This was/is the message you get if you had deleted your System files. Before Windows you would have inserted the DOS 1 disk and entered the command at the A:/ prompt sys C:. Dos would then copy the Sys files back to the C drive and you would be able to boot. If you have your Xp disk you might be able to do a repair . Have read here.
:http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

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After installing XP SP3, my wireless connectivity has gone down to like a "Dialup" experience.. even through the wireless access point at my home, i'm unable to access my desktop or another laptop connected on the same domain.. IN THE SAME ROOM..!! HEELLPPPPPPPPP....!!!
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 3

Try re-installing the drivers for the wireless card.
 

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Windows XP Service Pack 3 (KB936929)

I am tried to install this numerous times over is goes through most of the installation then says access denied. I upgraded to IE 7 thinking that would help and it's not.


Someone help please. My Windows update keeps popping up a yellow balloon saying to do the update I try and nothing!

it's annoying!

A:windows XP Service Pack 3

Welcome to TSF

Clear out the browser cache and turn off automatic updates. Then go to the Windows Update site and download manually.

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When ever I try to install XP service pack 2 I get a message that says,"access denied". Why? It downloads fine,but when go to install it I get the same message each time. I turn off all spyware,popup blockers,etc., I have. Has anybody ever had the same problem? Thanks

A:Windows Xp Service Pack 2

You can try the WGA diagnostic tool from MShttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/916247Mark

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I just found out that it takes 8 hours to download Service Pack 3 for Windows XP, on dial-up.

Just want to know if Microsoft has a place that I can give my mailing address, so the company can send me a CD? The same way I got Service Pack 2.
 

A:Want to have Windows XP Service Pack 3

It's not officially released yet but I'm sure they will have a way for you to order it through MSAPOC eventually.
 

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HEllo everyone,

I just installed Windows XP home on my computer that is newly built, and then i installed Windows XP service pack 2 from the Microsoft website, and i cannot get ANY of my usb drivers to work. one of the drivers CD for the mother board Said that i had to install Service pack 1 to have usb but when i tried it said i couldn't install that becaue i have service pack 2. Now when i tried to unistall service pack 2 from the control panel, and through the uninstall folder it said:

"system file cannot be specified
service pack 2 was not unistalled"

is there a way to manually reinstall usb drivers, or another way to remove service pack 2.

A:Windows XP service pack 2 USB

USB should be working with SP2. What does Device Manager say? If USB isn't listed in Device Manager, then your USB controller may be disabled in your BIOS.

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 should be available in Windows Updates now.
What's included in Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Windows 7 SP1 - https://support.microsoft.com/kb/976932Documentation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (KB976932)

Run System Update Readiness tool if SP1 install problems occur -

Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7, and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows 7 x64 - Download details: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [February 2011]

Windows 7 x86 - Download details: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) [February 2011]

Your computer may freeze or restart to a black screen that has a "0xc0000034" error message after you install Windows 7 Service Pack 1

How to uninstall Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

John

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A:Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Thank you! I have been waiting for this. I will probably install WAIK tonight and get rolling on my first slipstream!

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I had a virus now I have many quarantined files so I get this little dialogue but its asking for a service pack 1 cd, i only have the original cd. What can I do?

I should mention I don't have any of these folders
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=329260
for some reason so I can't uninstall the service pack. I only have folders like C:\WINDOWS\$NtUninstallKB820291$
C:\WINDOWS\$NtUninstallKB828741$
etc
Many of these, I think they are for individual critical updates.

The virus I got was W32.HLLW.Niklas but its strange because the only file sharing program I use is DC++ and that's not listed in the description on symantec website.
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 1 cd?

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Well I just recently reinstalled XP and wanted to know stuff about SP3 before updating. I was reading about it and it was available from my automatic updates but I did not update for I did some research that said it causes problems with AMD processors and I am using a Dell Vostro 1000 with an AMD Athlon 64x2 Processor...Should I update or no?

A:Windows Xp Service Pack 3

I downloaded and installed the 316MB admin install 3 weeks ago, I have an amd 64x1 cpu, I have followed this amd glitch in 5 forumshttp://msinfluentials.com/blogs/jesper/arc...ing-xp-sp3.aspxas usual this mvp, Doug Knox and Bill Castner, both old time ms-mvp's are way out ahead of MS on this one.the best feature I have found so far is where widows file protection has built a ready made file check in my windows folder of an updated I386 folder for using sfc scannow with.As with any service pack I reccomend a clean boot with as little as possible loading, turning off all antivirus and media components

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Every time i try to download the upgrade windows XP service pack 2 i get a message that says access denied, does anyone know how to fix the problem??
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 2

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Hi all. I just installed Service Pack 1 and it has corrupted my 32 bit files in that I am getting an Error Message: This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. If one is alredy installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel. This has popped up even when I try to go to Windows Explorer or C:\ or its subcategories.
Has anyone had a similar problem? Is there a fix? TIA, Ed Weidman

A:Windows 7, Service Pack 1

Hello Ed, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if downloading and merging the lnk (LNK) and exe options in the tutorial below may be able to help after a restart. They will restore the default asscociations for these file extensions.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Do I really need to install Windows XP Service Pack 2???? I already have a pop-up blocker and firewall that I like and I read that my Zone Alarm Pro firewall that I have installed won't work any longer. Also, I really don't see any noticeable improvements that I could use.
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 2

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I'm trying to install Windows XP Service Pack 2 and I keep on getting an error message which sais, " Service Pack 2 Setup Error
Windows XP Service Pack2 cannot install.

The product key used to install Microsoft Windows may not be valid. For more information about why you have received this error message, and steps you can take to resolve this issue visit www.howtotell.com."

I don't know how to resolve this issue.
Could someone please tell me how to fix this problem???????????
I have Windows XP Proffesional.
 

A:Windows XP Service Pack 2

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Have just rebuilt a Windows 7 machine for a friend who lost his entire operating system.  I have it installed but need to install SP 1.  I have gone to Google and Microsoft but have not found a decent download site.  Microsoft has so many various downloads that I'm not sure which one to use.
 
I would appreciate it if someone could give me a link so that I could download Windows 7 SP1.  I don't need to download Windows 7 just the Service Pack.
 
Thanks for your help.

A:Need Service Pack 1 for Windows 7

Hi JazzMahn The SP1 is available on the Microsoft Download Center.https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=5842Simply download the windows6.1-KB976932-X64.exe for Windows 7 64-bit, or windows6.1-KB976932-X86.exefor Windows 7 32-bit. You could also download the 7601.17514.101119-1850_Update_Sp_Wave1-GRMSP1.1_DVD.iso file, mount it and launch the install from there.

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Hi..Sunshine 2 back with a question about the Windows XP Service Pack 2.
I currently have several antivirus and spyware applications installed on my
Dell 2400 Dimension Desktop. I am not sure if I need to install the Service Pack 2 or not. It appears that there are problems from those who are attempting to install. My system seems to be running fine as it is.
What is the objective of installing Service Pack 2, and do I need to install?
 

A:Service Pack 2 for Windows XP

Yes, you should install servcie pack 2. Outside of the security fixes, there are thousands of code changes that make xp more stable and improve performance. The people who have problems or have apps breaking are in the miniscule minority.
 

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Hi

I have heard SP3 is not far from being released via Microsoft/Windows Update. Does anyone know the exact date it is available?

Thanks

David

A:Windows Xp Service Pack 3

they finished the final work on it 2 weeks ago, it was released to the developer network and shipped to manufacturersa few days ago it was put on the windows update page but pulled shortly thereafter for some problem with a special kind of Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System I would estimate a half a million downloads already thoMicrosoft has left all down links active but is definitely not pushing it, some shell mvp's are reccomending a full image backup first

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