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Darrell Lewis Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Μεμορυ by oOSNOWFOXOo / July 24, 2006 5:26 PM PDT In reply to: I have 200 W wit 512 RAM, nVidia Thanks for your help and suggestions, I appreciate it!Chris Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Installation problems with XP SP2 by Cetin Denislam / November 23, 2004 9:01 Microsoft already has resources in place designed to help end users troubleshoot a Stop 0x0000007E error in Windows XP, and there are additional causes to implementing Service Pack 3 that may If your computer runs on an AMD Athlon 64, AMD Sempron (mobile), AMD Opteron, or Intel Itanium processor, you may want to disable hardware DEP for a test. http://comvurgent.com/xp-sp2/xp-sp2-problems.html

Try to ping the server, etc. But this is not a guarantee that the introduction of XP SP3 will go smooth always. Demystifying the 'Blue Screen of Death' http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winntas/tips/techrep/bsod.mspx If your computer is set to automatically reboot after unrecoverable errors, you may have to hit F8 during boot-up to actually get to see Please read the next subchapter, Service Pack 2 installation log files, on how to do that.

Another consideration is the following. Read the chapter Read this first above for procedures. Windows then generates an APIPA address in the 169.254.x.y range (see chapter APIPA Addresses in Private IP Addresses). Quit Registry Editor.

However, if you have another installation running Windows XP Professional or even a suitable older version of Windows, you can proceed as described in the following email. 2005-09-20 – Terry Rosenbaum If you have the firewall set up properly, but still have network problems, continue with the Windows Network Problem Solver page. Programs that connect to IP addresses that are in the loopback address range may not work as you expect in Windows XP Service Pack 2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884020/ Microsoft has issued a hotfix Intel P4 Prescott, Celeron D, or Extreme Edition processor Some affected motherboards Abit IS7-V Albatron PX865 PE Pro Aopen AX4SG Max Aopen EA65 Asus P4P800 Deluxe Asus P4P800-E Deluxe (requires

Troubleshooting Windows Firewall in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a7628646-131d-4617-bf68-f0532d8db131 Networking problems after installing Service Pack 2 Use the Windows Network Problem Solver If perusing the points below doesn't quickly Many thanks for the effective advise on the blue screen problem I had with my AMD 64 desktop machine. When was the last time you ran a virus scan? All others are often malevolent and should disappear after the reset command shown above.

You can name it LPR. I'm wondering if I will have this problem with other critical updates after I get SP2 installed. This is done because ActiveX controls are the mechanism of choice for installing spyware onto your machine. If you only have the defragmentation tool that comes with Windows, you may want to defragment the disk before and after the service pack installation.

The problem is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article. The Network Connections window stops responding ("hangs") or closes immediately after you select a network connection and then click Properties. During the installation, did you disable your antivirus per recommendations from Microsoft? When I try to install, about mid-way through the installation, I get an error message. "Cannot copy file to destination directory." The file in question is sprb0c0a.dl_ If I click "cancel,"

However, if you happened to have a legitimate LSP installed (for example, Palm HotSync Manager), it would also be removed and would have to be reinstalled. this content The cause appears to be that the machine's BIOS does not install a production level microcode update (a correction to a fault in the microprocessor's own microcode). It is only a protection measure, which you can also perform later, when you have Windows up and running again. Problem may be related to the new firewall Check the chapter on the new firewall first.

especially since it installs all other updates, and had no problem with the cd version. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Between the beta testing and the actual deployment once Service Pack 2 was finally released, I only experienced one minor problem on my systems. weblink Here it is: fixdb.bat For other possible solutions check http://www.updatexp.com/cryptographic-service.html and the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article for details.

This procedure had a reported 82% success rate during a one year observation period 2005-2006. Unfortunately the firewall's dialogs do not indicate this at all, so the author of this article may not be the only one who first thought that the firewall is defective and See chapter Read this first at the top for details.

Next I went to the windows update site and before installing SP2 made sure all other updates were applied.

Bob Dickson Log In to Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. Privacy Policy news tip feedback CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Defragmentation is not required though. All my registry permission problems were gone. 2005-08-06 – Travis Leedahl wrote (slightly edited to adapt to style): After performing a repair installation of Windows XP I could not reinstall Service

Search In: Forums and Blog Blog Forums All Forums Databases and Software Design and Web Building Digital Engagement Digital Storytelling Events, Classes, Workshops, and Training Hardware, Networks, and Telecommunications Introduce Yourself Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. You can delete the graphics adapter in Device Manager, reboot and let the system detect the graphics adapter, then offer the downloaded driver. check over here The firewall only remembers the name and path of the program file and allows it to communicate freely, if you so decide.

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. How to enable SQL Server connectivity on Windows XP Service Pack 2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841251/ Other networking problems Simple actions are to disable the firewall for a brief test (don't do this while Thanks in advance!Chris Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Installation problems with XP SP2 The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. The repair installation overwrites Service Pack 2 files and may leave your computer with some functions not working and a few error messages repeatedly being logged, so you should then reinstall

You can read more details at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883775 Prepare For Disaster As I stated earlier, I haven’t personally had any problems with Windows XP Service Pack 2. Then eventually a key I had already supposedly fixed would fail again.Anyway what I did was this: All keys at fault were in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT. Then go into Control Panel, Security Center and click on the firewall Recommendations button. I have 750 AMD.

IIS Stops Responding After You Apply Updates http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328512/ SQL Server accessibility The firewall blocks SQL Server access by default. Also, when was the last time you checked your hard drive for errors? I hit CTRL + ALT + DEL and looked at the processes that were using the most CPU.