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Earlier i installed windows service pack 2 but after i updated it turned into service pack 3 so many of the softwres are nt working i wanted to know can i convert sp3 to sp2

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Just go on the google and type vista home premium service pack 1
then evry thing will work. i am telling u because i have service pack 1 vista home premium and its working fine and fast!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I think its hard to downgrade...i recommend to reinstall windows using sp2.

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Im using windows XP 3 profession. how can i run the progman.exe i tried clicking the progman.exe but it doesn't open as if i didn't click it. I also use the start-> run and type the progman.exe but...


Unfortunately progman.exe is not compatible with windows xp service packs 2 or 3. In fact it is also not supported in xp service pack 1 but i've tried it and it works. I don't know what lies inside service pack 1, but since microsoft declared, it should only work with Windows Nt., 3.0, and 95/98 platform. Even if the installation is successful, we can never run the program.
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  1. Step 1 Open Windows Update (located in the Windows XP Control Panel), and see if SP2 is on the list of available updates. If you don't have Windows Update installed or turned on, visit the Windows Update website in order to get the latest Windows Update software.
  2. Step 2 Select the Windows XP SP2 item from the list of available updates, and click the "Install" button. Windows Update will begin downloading Service Pack 2 (a process that may take up to 20 minutes or longer, depending on how fast your Internet connectionmag-glass_10x10.gif is), and will then launch the installation program once downloading is complete.
  3. Step 3 Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the Windows XP Service Pack 2 installation. You will be asked to accept the terms of the licensing agreement before the actual installation takes place. Installation may take up to 20 or 30 minutes, after which you will be required to reboot your computer in order for the changes to the operating system to take effect.
  4. Step 4 Should you have problems installing XP Service Pack 2 through Windows Update, download the stand-alone executable from Microsoft in order to install the software update manually. The Service Pack executable is designed to make it easier for IT professionals to update multiple computers without having to download the Service Pack onto each one. Run the installer program once you've finished downloading it, and follow the on-screen instructions as mentioned above.

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I must update my windows xp and i don;t have a cd-key


You can update your Windows XP service pack 2 by installing service pack 3.
This will upgrade your Windows XP and it will make it perform much better.
Download an official copy of Service pack 3 from Microsoft downloads center, through the link bellow.

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Tell me latest update for service pack




Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (32-bit x86)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is a cumulative service pack that includes the latest updates and provides enhancements to security and stability. 3/12/2007 73 From: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads

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What is the different between xp serrvice pack 1 and 2


A service pack is a collection of all updates released to that point, and often includes new features, as well.

The major enhancements in Windows XP Service Pack 2 include Security Center, Automatic Updates, Windows Firewall, and Internet Explorer.

Security Center is an entirely new feature provided by Windows XP Service Pack 2. The Security Center service runs as a background process in Windows XP and routinely checks the status of the following components:
1. Windows Firewall: Security Center detects whether Windows Firewall is enabled or disabled. Security Center can also detect the presence of some third-party software firewall products.
2. Automatic Updates: Security Center detects the current Automatic Updates setting in Windows XP. If Automatic Updates is turned off or not set to the recommended settings, the Security Center provides appropriate recommendations.
3. Virus Protection: Security Center detects the presence of antivirus software from many third-party organizations. If the information is available, the Security Center service also determines whether the software is up-to-date and whether real-time scanning is turned on.

When Security Center detects an important security condition (such as improper settings), it displays a pop-up notice in the notification area.

Windows XP Service Pack 2 provides several enhancements to the Automatic Updates feature, including the following:
■ The latest version of Automatic Updates offers expanded support for Microsoft products, including Microsoft Office.
■ Previous versions of Automatic Updates could download only critical updates. Now Automatic Updates can download updates in the following categories: security updates, critical updates, update roll-ups, and service packs.
■ Automatic Updates now prioritizes the download of available updates based on the importance and size of the updates. For example, if a large service pack is being downloaded, and a smaller security update is released to address an exploit, that security update will be downloaded more quickly than the service pack.
■ Automatic Updates is now more automated. The need for users to accept End-User License Agreements (EULAs) has been eliminated. Also, the user now has a choice of whether to restart the computer following the installation of updates that might require a restart. Updates that do require a restart can now be consolidated into a single installation so that only one restart is required.

Previous versions of Windows XP include a software-based firewall named Internet Connection Firewall (ICF). After installing Windows XP Service Pack 2, this firewall is replaced by Windows Firewall.
Windows Firewall boasts a number of enhancements, including the following:
1. Windows Firewall is now enabled by default on all network
connections.
2. Windows Firewall provides an interface for configuring global settings that apply to all the connections of the computer.
3. In Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Firewall supports a new feature that allows you to keep Windows Firewall enabled and also not allow any exceptions; only solicited traffic is allowed. This new feature is intended to create an even more secure environment when connecting to the Internet in a public location or other unsecured location.
4. In Windows XP Service Pack 2, a startup Windows Firewall policy performs stateful packet filtering during startup, so that the computer can perform basic network tasks (such as contacting
DHCP and DNS servers) and still be protected.
5. In previous versions, you could not apply firewall rules based on Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. In Windows XP Service Pack 2, you can configure Windows Firewall so that firewall rules apply to IP addresses (or IP address ranges), meaning that only traffic from computers with valid IP addresses is allowed through the firewall.
6. In previous versions, you configure permitted traffic by specifying the TCP and UDP ports used by a service or application. In Windows XP Service Pack 2, you can also configure permitted traffic by specifying the file name of the application. When the application runs, Windows firewall monitors the ports on which the application listens and automatically adds them to the list of allowed incoming traffic.

Internet Explorer:
Windows XP Service Pack 2 introduces a number of new security features to Internet Explorer 6. As with the rest of the enhancements introduced with Windows XP Service Pack 2, most of the updates to Internet Explorer are intended to provide better security.

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How to install usb


After you install Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP, the universal serial bus (USB) drivers do not appear to update. CAUSE After you upgrade from Windows XP to Windows XP Service Pack 2, the USB drivers... loadTOCNode(1, 'cause'); After you upgrade from Windows XP to Windows XP Service Pack 2, the USB drivers appear with the earlier version numbers, even though the files have been updated. uparrow.gifBack to the top RESOLUTION To resolve this problem, install Windows XP SP2, and then update the drivers for... loadTOCNode(1, 'resolution'); To resolve this problem, install Windows XP SP2, and then update the drivers for the USB devices that are connected to your computer. To update these drivers, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type devmgmt.msc, and then click OK.
  2. Double-click the type of device that you want to update.
  3. Double-click the specific device that you want to update.
  4. Click the Driver tab, and then click Update Driver.
  5. Follow the instructions in the Hardware Update Wizard.
  6. Repeat steps 2 through 5 for each USB device.

Note You can also install Windows XP SP2, and then disconnect and reconnect the USB devices that are connected to your computer. By doing this, you start the Plug and Play utility. The Plug and Play utility updates the version numbers for the drivers.

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Can't install visual studio 2008


Update your Windows OR install Windows XP service pack 3. Then again try installing VS 2008.

Mar 21, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Is windows XP service pack 3 arrived..


Hi,
Dear, It is coming soon as a bootable format. then you can install just SP3, no need of SP3 for that.
you can down load SP3 from Microsoft web site free and just run it over SP2.
Hope, it will help you.

Regards,
Rakesh Kumar
Network Support Engineer

Nov 09, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Service pack


Microsoft releases updates to Windows on a regular basis. That is what "Windows Update" is doing. These are patches to fix bugs, or vulnerabilities in the OS.

Occasionally, MS releases a major update to the OS. This update may add new features, or be a rewrite of an important component of the OS. These updates are called "Service Packs", and they are numbered.

The current version of XP is Service Pack 3, and if you haven't installed the update, it's a good idea for you to do so. The same for Win 2003 Service Pack 2.

ANY Windows machine you have should have the automatic updates turned on, to keep your system up to date.

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