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Can't install service pack 2

I have an acer veriton m410 loaded with xp proffessional. My automatic updates keep downloading microsoft service pack 2. , but it won't instal. can anyone help.

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  • rumz Dec 22, 2008

    updates are ready to install icon appears on bottom right margin of windows on every start up. when I try to install, it appears to be downloading and installing service pack 2.,then on completion, a message appears that reads "some updates were not installed". I finally had to shut off automatic updates. ti stop this processes on every start up........Rumz

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    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    What error message do you get ?

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That sometimes happens with a validation issue... make sure that you are using a valid license for the machine, there other reasons for that issue... however that is the most common

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