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Install WinXP SP2 to existing WinXP SP1

I am forced to upgrade my WinXP home SP1 to SP2. Will this cause problems with my existing programs or saved data?

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Hello

Im not so shure on the programs coz i dont know what programs you running but i do know that it wont affect any saved data on the pc its simply a upgrade on you o/s software

Hope i gave you peace of mind on the subject lol

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Posted on May 15, 2009

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Files or data wont be erased but with some applications, you may need to reinstall drivers.

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