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Xp sp2 download freezz

Im trying to install sp2 for xp pro but when i use windows update my broadband conection disconnects. I try again and the site continues to check my computer for updates needed. The next problem i have is when i recieve a list of updates (xpsp2 being one of them) I start the download agree to the cotract and when i click next the download and install dialouge box appears but nothing happens. The progress bar says its downloading but after a long period of time the bar is still empty and there is no progress report or download speed info. Any ideas would be very much appreciated.

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  • saiyan2000 Jul 17, 2008

    I have tried what you suggested but the files that are available dont seem to help. The extentions are ones I am not familiar with e.g .docs and xps. After downloading them my computer dosn't know what to do next. Is there a set up package or .exe file any where?.



    Thanks dell-net much appreciated.

  • saiyan2000 Jul 17, 2008

    Thanks once again dell-net. I am downloading the file now, this one looks more familiar. Will take some time so I will get back to you when its done. Fingers crossed!.

  • saiyan2000 Jul 18, 2008

    Awesome!!!. Thank You dell-net sp3 installed and up and running. YOU DA MAN!!!!.

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Download SP3 file and run it.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=68c48dad-bc34-40be-8d85-6bb4f56f5110&displaylang=en

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

  • Filip Eastman Jul 17, 2008

    hm ok sry I gave you wrong link. what is your OS language?

    Sp3 for english version
    http://www.softwarepatch.com/windows/win...


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