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Sound I upgraded from windows xp home to windows xp pro, I installed the service pack 2 and now I have no sound either from the computer or speakers.  I went to the device manager and it would not allow me to change any settings and when I clicked on the speaker there was no sound and the boxes are grayed out I can not click on anything.

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Re: sound

Run windows update from start then you should see product under optional componets sound driver

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How to install microsoft office 2007???

First, you need to upgrade your XP Pro to Service Pack 3. XP with Service pack 2 is an end-of-life product which Microsoft no longer actively supports. After you install SP3, there will be about 90-100 more Windows updates to install. They should do so automatically.
Then once you have updated Windows and scanned for viruses (since you have only SP2, there is a good change that some malware may have made it onto the system.

Now all you have to do is insert the Office 2007 DVD into your computer and the installation process should begin.

Sep 24, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...


Upgrading Windows XP

Most users of Windows XP are using Windows XP service pack 2.
You can upgrade Windows XP service pack 2 by installing plain service pack 3.
This will upgrade and improve functionality to your current installation to Windows XP.
There are alot of versions of Windows XP Service pack 3 but i recommend downloading an official version from Microsoft's downloads center through the link below.

To after download is complete, install the file. Installation takes about 10 to 30 minutes depending on your system specifications.
If your current installation of Windows XP has too many errors, installation of service pack 3 may not be successful.
The solution to this is to reinstall your Operating System (OS) using your OS installation CD, then install Service pack 3.
How ever, OS re installation will erase all your data in your system partition so back up all your data.

To download an official copy of Windows XP service pack 3, follow this link:
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My window xp2 is not installing window installer 3.1 help me

Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable supports Windows 2000 with Service Pack 3 or later, Windows XP, Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003. Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 contains Windows Installer 3.1 and therefore can't be installed or upgraded by this redistributable.

Read the above, Windows Installer 3.1 already in in SP2. Why do you need to install it?

Jul 14, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Not loosing data

No problem at all. Go ahead.

Do rate this fixya!

Jun 01, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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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.

May 08, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Product key

That is true for most all service packs. Some Upgrades, especially if the upgrade is a Major one, and changes the first number of the version of the software (eg 3.01 to 4.0) those may cost ya, but minor revisions (eg 3.01 to 3.25) should be free and without keys.

Apr 01, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with...

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XP with no sound

Ok go here

install the Intel INF Patch 4, then RESTART your comp, you have the Realtek driver install again


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Mar 13, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition for PC

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OS Matter


Without the disk you cannot upgrade to Windows XP Pro, because both Windows XP Home and Windows XP Professional are two different edition / version.

So if you want to upgrade your current operating system from Windows XP Home then you have to spend money to buy Windows XP Pro

But if you want to upgrade the Service Pack then you can very well do it.

Click the link below to download Windows XP SP3 for your edition and install it. Before installing it make sure you have turned off your security programs or better install it from the SafeMode

Good Luck

Jun 17, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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