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I want to re-install Windows Xp to get SP3, but my computer.

I've tried to reinstall Windows Xp on my Dimension 4400 and it always says that there is an error of one of the files. I have SP1 on my computer and need to upgrade. Should I just get a whole new hard drive? I talked to a shop and they want to charge me $65 just to reinstall Windows XP on my computer just as long as I reinstall drivers, software, etc; which I already know how to do. I've installed a new harddrive on my laptop. It works a whole lot better. It came with a 30g harddrive, and I installed a 40g harddrive. Thank you.


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  • tlhc64 Dec 03, 2008

    You mean I don't have to uninstall my operating system to upgrade? It won't let me install SP2. How am I suppose to download SP3? I get an error message.

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It's not your hard drive it's sp3
they have been having problems with this.
go to microsoft.com and download it from there.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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