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XP SP2 Has Trashed My PC Again! Please Help.

So it is definitely something in the software/Windows (the drive would not be able to read DVDs if the laser was bad, etc,) I literally am about to buy a Mac I used a valid OEM XP SP2 CD that I got from one of my distributors for the install. I have had Kubuntu on a previous computer but it was sharing space with XP at the time. As for the recyle bin and my question of a deletion software ( I do not want to restore my computer to the beginning as if a crash, I know how

I have installed the XP3 Update with no problems. when this kinda thing happens. I have never been infected with so many viruses! Reply Naveen Kansil says: May 5, 2009 at 9:57 am plz help me to solve my problem on vista. 1.

Thanks again for all you do PC Pit. Just got it bout a month ago and it was after I had restarted it that my god damn D:drive had dissapeared! And since so many people seem to have this problem, it seems unlikely they all have hardware problems.

Right-click Uninstall. With a littlepre-planning, Windows XP SP2 will work for MOST people without a hitch. One day, i couldnt update my avira AND superantispyware and could not visit ANY anti virus websites. Reply John says: May 19, 2008 at 7:12 am Hi, Sony Vaio laptop : Sp3 installed in less than 30 minutes, no issues.

Reply Tobyjug says: May 23, 2008 at 8:07 pm SP3 I installed SP3 onto a new HP desktop Pavilion with Intel Core Duo E4500, 4 GB RAM,and none of the updates ofthat 10-20%, 75% will probably fall into the former - meaning they shouldhave better checked their hardware/software patches, scanned for malware invarious ways, defragmented and check their hard drives for errors, solved $900 PC: I have no idea what I'm doing, help! If you have any interest in helping me, I have already made a copy of what is in my computer using both the Belarc Advisor and Everest at Home.

End of problem? I said> that of the 20% bad that seem to be common, 75% of those could be fixed by a> user putting forth the effort to make sure their PC is It fixed mine. Close all instances of Internet Explorer. 2.

I hear that! Now granted, common sense> tells us, or should tell us, that those are undesireable things, but> you are being nothing more than a parrot, and not a very bright one,> when Can someone please help me?! SEEMS TOO SIMPLE, BUT TRY THIS - Reboot to F2 - System Setup.

If it still does not work, please proceed to suggestion 3 to reinstall Windows Installer 3.1. Can anyone from Microsoft jump in and help. Take care. KEY may be on sticker on bottom or back of machine.

I wouldn't have installed it if Windows Update hadn't nagged me to death. Not just me but all these poor people with useless computers!!!! Did a system restore. Thebehaviour is exactly the same, if the mechanism is still locked."Stefan A.

I am working an upgrade to AMD X2/AMD780G/SB700; whether or not SP3 problems will raise their ugly heads with the upgrade I will soon learn. Please give me some useful methods!!!P.S.S. well..

Desktop at home lost internet connection; never again could dial, and had bunch of other problems.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I can't delete and reinstall the DVD driver 'cause there's no DVD drive in my system. so far no problems .defragged the drives afterwards. If not, there has to be a way to stop the system from installing the drivers again.

My (probable) electrical experiences - both with dial-up modems. Reply Richard B says: May 26, 2009 at 6:47 pm I'm getting the same issue as everyone above. Reply C K says: April 24, 2009 at 6:42 am No CD-Rom/DVD found in Explorer or the Device Manager since this started 2 weeks ago. b.

had the same problem resolved a few weeks ago by the fix it software (after i had bought a replacement external drive 95$ - thanks MS) but suddenly this problem is The first thing I read was about the SP3 update screwing up HP AMD desktops. You did all that to your "clean" computer. Here's the log: "Event Type: Warning Event Source: Tcpip Event Category: None Event ID: 4226 Date: 4/19/2005 Time: 5:12:49 PM User: N/A Computer: FDPC Description: TCP/IP has reached the security limit

I previously had a Winsock problem on 1 computer which defied all known fixes but after installing SP3 it's gone away, so it's a ‘win some, lose some' situation for me. Removing XP SP3 tonight Reply Nathan says: July 13, 2009 at 7:29 am I installed a copy of XP SP3 and that is when my problems started. If so, please share. Reply David Powell says: May 17, 2008 at 8:15 pm I've installed xp3 on 4 machines ranging in age from 1 year old to about 7 years old.

You hearabout the problems, not the "no problem"s.On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 13:40:59 -0700, "Hugh" wrote:>Do I detect a thread here, lotsa people seem to be >updating to XP SP2 and Linux or quite possibly a MAC will be my next computer. So far, my system seems to be running fine. MS ‘fix it' did the trick.

Anyway, i downloaded stinger.exe and i scanned the maxtor HDD with it, i downloaded AVG 9 free and superantispyware and ran scans with both in the maxtor HDD. My other problem is when I reinstalled Office 2003 everything loaded except Power Point. Knoppix was able to configure this except for one small problem....