WIndows xp Major Prob

  ashleycardwell94 20:57 13 Dec 09

I have reinstalled xp pro version 2002.
I want to update using windows update but sp1 is no longer available for download. I tried to download Sp2 and setup failed. i need to get sp2 to install antivirus etc. will try and download more updates until i gat answer

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:12 13 Dec 09

Sp2 contains SP1 why did setup fail was it a corrupt download?

  ashleycardwell94 21:16 13 Dec 09

im not sure, it was using the windows website, and i have tried twice

  Strawballs 21:24 13 Dec 09

Have you set to automatic updates? it should give you upto SP3 very quickly

  ashleycardwell94 21:24 13 Dec 09

says an error occoured

  Technotiger 21:25 13 Dec 09

Perhaps you could try SP3 ... click here

  woodchip 22:17 13 Dec 09

As above you only need to Download SP3 and install plus all other updates

  ashleycardwell94 22:26 13 Dec 09

I lay down on my bed. I remembered i went to system properties, and changed the product ID to my phone number to personalize it more. then i remembered doing so, i booted up my home server and checked the product id on that (SAME OS DISK USED) i entered Regedit and copied it back, tried to install the update and done, small change in regedit gave it the boot, but with the old setting restored it now works thatnks guys!

  ashleycardwell94 22:27 13 Dec 09


  Technotiger 08:49 14 Dec 09

Grreat, glad it is all OK now - thanks for your feedback.

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