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Windows xp service pack 2 I have to reinstall windows if I do so will I loose everything from my c drive

I have windows xp sp1 on my computer but also have the disk for windows sp2. I thought I could just upgrade to sp2 but I have to do a full installation, could you tell me if I do this will I loose everything from my c drive or wont I.

Please advise

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  • hingy Oct 30, 2008

    thanks for the useful information I did what you suggested and it seems to have worked thankyou again hingy

  • hingy Nov 22, 2008

    Hi Wayneard this is Hingy would just like to say thankyou I took yr advice and downloaded from the net and all is good.
    Hingy :)


  • Wayne Mineard
    Wayne Mineard May 11, 2010

    Have you considered just downloading SP2 from the Windows Update and installing that way?

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Good job!

Guess I should of posted as solution instead of clarification. :-)

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You dont need the windows sp2 disk. all you need to do is go to:
http://www.update.microsoft.com

there you can download windows sp2. this way you will not loose anything. this is the safest way.

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