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When I downloaded SP3 (I actually have an SP2 disk) I was given the "you may also want" dialogue and ended up with IE8. Ring on 13 20 58 (for Australian users); be prepared to wait for a while and repeat information several times. Or possibly a better solution than a re-install which will require re-activating. An unsupported version of Windows will no longer receive software updates from Windows Update. http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-install-question.html

No workaround. From then on all I get is "download failed". Windows 10 Freezes Last Post 5 Days Ago Trigger Warning: Old specs are old. I do at least have the in-place install method.

No joy. This particular PC runs a version of McAfee provided by AOL. Setup went through several inspections and offered to format my new 320GB HDD so I let it. These include security updates that can help protect your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software, which can steal your personal information.

Plenty of RAM, plenty of disk. Quote: What does it mean if my version of Windows is no longer supported? I'm playing with Sun's VirtualBox VM so I've set up an XP Pro VM under Ubuntu. didn't work.> any ideas?

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to Problem with Windows Installer – When Windows Update downloads the service pack and tries to install it using the Windows installer the Service Pack 2 installation may fail. This is an enhancement to the components of Vista and is provided free of cost to users who have purchased and installed Genuine Windows Vista on their computer. Problem solved.

I won't buy an Apple, even they are more stable, because the hardware and apps are too limited. Knowledge is ever-evolving. As for Chromecast, here's this from support.google: "The Google Cast extension is available on all platforms, including Chrome OS, Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux." Rhythmdvl View Public Profile Visit Rhythmdvl's Bob I'm surprised.

Cancel Reply Log In / Sign Up Name Email You are starting a new discussion. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now This was probably the quickest option with the exception that I had to convert a Retail disk to an OEM disk before I could get the machine activated. If you can’t install iTunes on your Windows PC, or if you see“error 2” or "Apple Application Support was not found"after you install the software, follow the steps below in order.

The internet no longer worked, because almost nothing supported IE5, even MS Windows Updates site. this content So before all that criticism, check it out, give it a go, I bet you'll pleasantly be surprised! Or at least the download did not work for me as an off-line installer. I ran all the scans, defragged, etc.

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Conjecture is that MS is screwing around with their servers in advance of the EOL. I installed a retail copy of Windows XP, updated it with Dell drivers and SP 1 and 3 and Explorer 8 from a Flash drive. You might find the windows installer update and do that one manually.

oh yeah, i> think i downloaded SP2 this past winter but uninstalled some hotfixes> 'cause i didn't like what they did to my computerUnfortunately, you haven't provided enough information to get

Rhythmdvl View Public Profile Visit Rhythmdvl's homepage! Some other third-party software may interfere with Service Pack 2 installation. Or at least the download did not work for me as an off-line installer. It takes around twenty minutes to install either Mint or Ubuntu.

automatic updates says that it's> downloaded> onto my computer and ready to install but i won't do anything. I never need to install any thing in computer but just ... If I do, say because some game requires a connection or some other reason I can't fathom, is there much risk of going online behind the router's NAT? http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-re-install-question.html First Time Here?

I have a zip drive and it was detached with the gray ribbon & power removed from zip. Please log in or register to gain access to this feature.