Last year we upgraded a Sony desktop to XP SP3. Pretty much a nightmare. MS, Trend Micro, and Qwest all thought it was someone else's problem. We could not access the Internet. Finally, one of those support people walked us through reverting back to SP2. The machine is a dog now and has weird issues. Now, I have a new Acer veriton L460 which insists it needs XP Pro SP3. Trend's scans are telling me I have critical updates that must be done for vulnerability issues. Will SP3 cover all of these issues? Will I be dead in the water if I do upgrade to SP3? Thanks Here are a few: Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure Vulnerability in DHCP Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in DNS Resolution Could Allow Remote Code Execution (920683) Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Hyperlink Object Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (920670)
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1. RUN DISK DEFRAGMENT FROM WITHIN YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM OR DURING STARTUP 2. RUN FISK DISK COMMAND FROM MS DOS 3. RUN CHKDSK COMMAND FROM MS DOS 4. IF YOU CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS, PLEASE RETURN FOR MORE DIRECT HELP FROM ME
The latest service pake for XP is SP3, you can download and install it by performing a Microsoft Update by clicking on the the start menu and above where it says "All Programs" look for Windows/Microsoft Update.
Once SP3 is installed i recommend you perform another MS update to update SP3.
I was able to dig this up. Reference: http://4sysops.com/archives/tip-how-to-install-and-uninstall-a-program-in-safe-mode/
Run Windows in safe mode. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\ Create a registry key REG_SZ keyand call it MSIService and value data and call it Service, which is the windows installer. This will give you permission to uninstall windows service Pack 3 from add/remove programs while in safe mode.
Well if you have it installed on the computer and cant get past the Windows logo. Put the SP3 disk in and do a repair. Make sure you hit -R and not the repair button after clicking continue. Well the directions for a repair will be on the screen. That is my thoughts on what you should do. If you have already done this, then I'm not sure where you should head to next. Hope this helps!!
This error will appear if you have installed the 16.05 version of
Trend Micro Internet Security Pro, Trend Micro Internet Security and
Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware 2008 on a computer running
Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or Window XP with Service Pack 3.
The Trend Micro Personal Firewall and the Unauthorized Changes
Prevention features main components do not work with the new service
packs from Microsoft.
A working version of Trend Micro Internet Security Pro, Trend Micro
Internet Security and Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware 2008 with
Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 would be released sometime in
The release would be timed before Microsoft uploads the new service
packs in their automatic update servers for Windows.
To prevent this message from appearing, follow the steps indicated
a.Check the program version of the Trend Micro program installed on
b.If you are using version 16.05 and you want to continue using this
latest version of the Trend Micro program, you must uninstall the non-
working service pack from Microsoft.
c. If you do not want to remove the new Microsoft service packs, Trend
Micro suggests that you uninstall the Trend Micro program installed in
your computer and install PC-cillin Internet Security 2007 until the
release of the working version.