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Hi i am running windows XP sp3 and i want to install the windows server 2008. While i try to run the seup i am getig error as spinstall.exe is not a valid win32 application

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Try booting to the server 2008 installation disc.

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Skype v6.6.0.106 is the last version which supports XP SP2. If you try install newer version, you will need SP3 installed, or you will get the kernel32 problem "Failed to get proc adress for getLogicalProcessorInformation (KERNEL32.Dll)".

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<p>If you have problems with Internet Explorer 8, you might want to try <a href="http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956197/LN/">Compatibility View</a> or our <a href="http://support.microsoft.com/gp/pc_ie_v8intro">guided help</a> <span> </span>to see whether you can fix the problem. However, if you just want to uninstall, or remove, Internet Explorer 8, this article helps you do that.<br /><br />When you remove Internet Explorer 8, your earlier version of Internet Explorer is restored with your customizations (such as add-ins, Favorites, and your home page).<br /> <p><b>Resolution:</b><br /> <p>To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow the instructions for your version of Windows. To follow these steps, you must be logged on to Windows as an administrator<br /> <p><b>Important:</b> You cannot uninstall Internet Explorer 8 if it is set as not removable. This occurs if you install Internet Explorer 8 before you install Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Windows XP. 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i suggest You download Epson Printer Driver From official Epson Printer Website and Perform Below Following Step Mention On Epson website on Below, i hope You Fix Your Epson Printer problem,

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