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HP laptop won't connect to the internet after installing Service Pack 1 for Vista.

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Check the firewall settings of your antivirus, also check windows firewall settings

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Hey stephaine : I hop your window is corrupted you need to format your "C drive" and re instal your window

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What Does It Mean When Support for My Operating System Ends?


Microsoft Support for Windows Vista (with no service packs installed) ended on April 13, 2010, while support for Windows XP (without Service Pack 3 installed) ended on July 13, 2010. Windows 2000 support ended on July 13, 2010 as well.
There is no Service Pack 3 for the 64-bit version of Windows XP. If you're running the 64-bit version of Windows XP with SP2, you have the latest service pack and will continue to be eligible for support and receive updates until April 8, 2014.
If you are still running a version of Windows where support has ended, it means that version of Windows will no longer receive any updates from the Windows Update or Microsoft Update site. These updates are generally provided for security reasons to help protect the PC from harmful viruses, spyware, malware, and other malicious software. Windows Update also provides new drivers for your hardware that can improve the reliability of Windows.
Hackers love to take a security vulnerability in Windows and exploit it to their advantage. So, if a vulnerability is found in Windows XP or Windows Vista and you are not running the latest service pack, you will not be protected and will be at risk.

How Can I Tell What Service Pack is Installed?
Follow these steps to discover what Service Pack is installed:
1) Click on the Start Button
2) Right-click on either My Computer or Computer (depending on your Windows version)
3) Click on Properties
On this window, it should tell you which version of Windows along with which service pack is installed). It should also tell you whether you are running a 32 bit or 64 bit version of Windows.

Where can I download the latest Service Pack for Windows?
For Windows XP, click on the following link to download Service Pack 3

For Windows XP Service Pack 3 info, click below :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/learn-how-to-install-windows-xp-service-pack-3-sp3

For Windows XP Service Pack 3 download, click below :-
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5B33B5A8-5E76-401F-BE08-1E1555D4F3D4

For Windows Vista, click on the following link to download Service Pack 2

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 info, click below :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Learn-how-to-install-Windows-Vista-Service-Pack-2-SP2

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 download, click below :-
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935791

on Oct 04, 2010 | PC Desktops

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XP, IE doesn't recognize internet connection


Hello,

Make sure you have also installed service pack 3. This should get you back online with IE.

Good Luck
C2S

Jul 11, 2010 | HP Pavillion a818n Desktop PC (Refurb)...

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Cannot support an internal hd larger than 1


Vista doesn't have a 1TB limit, however just make sure you have Service Pack 2 installed. (I don't believe SP3 is necessary). you can get it free from microsoft, just do a search on the internet. The motherboard is controlled by the BIOS. Go to your MB's manufacturers site and search by your model # to get the latest bios version and instructions on how to install it. Because it is an HP it's actually going to be easier to just go to hp.com and search for the bios file there.

Jul 05, 2010 | HP Pavilion a6000n (882780985018) PC...

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Troubleshhoting of acer Laptop.


DEAR,
1. install XP service pack 2, format in Fat(32) or NTFS system file,
2. delete the partitions
3. restart your computer with XP service pack 2
4. dont format as quick format,
5. do full format
6. XP service pack 2 serial key: XP8BF-F8HPF-PY6BX-K24PJ-TWT6MA



try it all the best....

Jun 20, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Drivers for PC


Sir,
It is problem with drivers. Sure do u installed all drivers..? check out. also update to service pack 3. available at microsoft.com. installed a full version(total internet protection) of updated antivirus and update Windows XP. it will solve problem




Thanks Good Luck
Appreciate to rate as "Fixya"

Apr 25, 2009 | HP OfficeMax - HPHP Pavilion a6130n...

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SP3 nightmare install


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07159&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=1127351&rule=24868&lang=en#

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On March 6, 2008 Microsoft released Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Windows XP. Service Pack 3 contains all of the important Windows updates from previous service packs as well as additional updates that were released after Service Pack 2. To install Windows XP Service Pack 3 from the Internet on a home desktop computer use the Windows Update feature. CAUTION: If you have an HP Pavilion, HP Media Center or Compaq Presario desktop computer that has an AMD processor, your PC might encounter a startup problem after installing SP3 (or SP3 will not download from Windows Update). Before attempting to install SP3, install sp37394 - Microsoft Windows XP SP3 Upgrade Utility for systems with AMD processors . For more information, the following support articles from the Microsoft Web site can help: 322389 - How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack (in English) 936929 - Release notes for Windows XP Service Pack 3 (in English) NOTE: One or more of the links above will take you outside the Hewlett-Packard Web site. HP does not control and is not responsible for information outside of the HP Web site.

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Will not install Vista Service pack I. Also update for Vista HP Photosmart Essentials 3.5


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For installing vista you need minimum requirements of 1 gb ram, and 256 mb graphics and *********** board should support. First make sure that your motherboard or the system supports the Windows Vista operating system. Otherwise we can not install. Go through the motherboard manual once. Thank you....

Sep 13, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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I have Windows Vista installed on my laptop. I install all the automatic updates. Recently Vista downloaded Service Pack 1 and I installed it. After the installation my laptop stopped working. I can...


Your problem: "I have Windows Vista installed on my laptop."

Unfortunately, as with a lot of MS service packs, they can crash some computers. You need your windows vista disk and, booting from it, you can select repair your vista installation. This should take care of the problem. Then don't update to sp1 for a few months.

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