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Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Pack 2 forum by kevin
Thanks for taking the time to read this. As SP2 has been launched, the number of questions and problems that has headed this way has been huge. I have...
September 9th 09 11:37 PM
by rohima Go to last post
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All Users folder in Windows Explorer with SP2 by butch852
Having successfully (?) installed SP2, I've noticed that the All Users folder is no longer visible in the Explorer tree unless I enable "show...
January 2nd 05 07:47 AM
by Ramesh [MVP] Go to last post
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Unattended Installs \ Windows XP SP2 by KB
I need help in the following areas: 1. Disable Firewall 2. Disable Automatic Update 3. Enable Quick Launch tool bar 4. Set Folder views to "Details" for all...
January 2nd 05 03:39 AM
by Carey Frisch [MVP] Go to last post
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File creation time incorrect in XP Pro SP2 by Darren
I've noticed that the file creation date associated with files is sometimes incorrect and is unreliable. It appears that if I have had a file with the same...
January 1st 05 10:34 PM
by Mikhail Zhilin Go to last post
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Non-blocking socket error IE6 WinXP SP2 by Andrew Beattie
Most of the time when I try to download a sizeable file (eg 30MB) over my broadband connection using, I get an error message: Internet Explorer cannot...
January 1st 05 06:43 PM
by Mark L. Ferguson Go to last post
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Computer shutdown with XP-SP2 by RichMarionOhio
I've just installed XP Home-SP2 over ME on my HP Pavilion. Now, the computer won't power down after using the Turn Off icon in XP. It takes me to a screen that...
January 1st 05 03:46 PM
by Alex Nichol Go to last post
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Quick Launch toolbar (windows XP SP2) by KB
I would like to be able to enable the quicklaunch toobar from the registry. It is not as easy as one would think. Got any ideas? -- KB
January 1st 05 01:56 PM
by Alex Nichol Go to last post
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XP SP2 + Word 2002 = Slow opening files? by SR
Hello. Happy New Years :-) I just upgraded from XP SP1 to SP2 this morning. Before, Words 2002, which DOC and RTF files open with by default, opened nice and...
January 1st 05 09:58 AM
by WTC Go to last post
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XP SP2 by Jim Lyons
My daughter downloaded SP2 last night on her HP computer. This morning, when she restarted, the computer failed to start. She says it briefly shows an HP logo,...
January 1st 05 04:39 AM
by Jupiter Jones [MVP] Go to last post
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Disable firewall from regestry settings in windows XP SP2 by KB
I need a regestry hack to disable the firewall in windows XP SP2. Does anyone know how to accomplish this? -- KB
January 1st 05 02:42 AM
by Cyber-Hun Go to last post
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Service Pack 2 (SP2) by Hayner
A little annoyed acyually, The download takes ages and when it is finally installed cock all works. I tried to connect the internet using IE and SP2 just...
January 1st 05 12:09 AM
by Malke Go to last post
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New Install of XP SP2-DSL Slooooowww-Out of ideas by RH
Howdy all I just installed a fresh copy of win xp sp2 on my new athlon 64 system with a sata hard drive and earthlink 3mbps DSL. I am using a Linksys...
December 31st 04 11:58 PM
by RH Go to last post
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SP2-Linksys=headache by Sheldon Roger
My system: Win XP HE with SP2, ethernet connection to Linksys router Second computer same OS with SP2, Linksys wireless adapter Comcast cable...
December 31st 04 05:59 PM
by Lance Go to last post
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SP2 has reduced my machine to rubble by rob
SP@ has made my machine unusable. About every 1/2 hr the machine locks up and crashes. I'mm just plain peed off and microsoft has no useful help on the...
December 31st 04 04:50 PM
by Jupiter Jones [MVP] Go to last post
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XP SP2 hangs on welcome screen by Q Ed
I'm working on a machine with XP Sp2 which was infected by "about blank", after I clean the registry and run the windows repair. Everything seems fine except...
December 31st 04 03:27 AM
by Andrew E. Go to last post
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Windows SP2 Problems by Wendy
Hi! Last week sometime, my kids installed the Windows SP2 download and ever since then I am having HUGE problems. I can't delete any files or folders. I...
December 31st 04 03:19 AM
by Marlene Go to last post
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Slow internet connections after XP SP2 update by markp
I had a problem with a slow internet XP system after an SP2 update on my laptop which was subsequently fixed, this post is for information purposes for those...
December 31st 04 01:38 AM
by markp Go to last post
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Running XP SP2 setup by Peter
I have fromatted a C drive and made the CD bootable. Setup gets to the 'Setup is starting Windows' and then hangs. There is no more CD activity. I tried using...
December 31st 04 12:57 AM
by Michael Solomon \(MS-MVP\) Go to last post
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Same restore disk after SP2? by Maureen Goldman
My two-year-old emachine came with a restore disk rather than a full copy of XP. In case of emergency, can it still be used now that SP2 has been installed?
December 31st 04 12:49 AM
by joust in jest Go to last post
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SP2 RTM killed my wireless network by Dreading
Windows XP recently (11/1/04) ran my automatic update to SP2 (I assume it was RTM, but I'm a little out of the tech loop these days). And I have spent the...
December 31st 04 12:17 AM
by Art Go to last post
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SP2 Slows Dell GX PCs to a crawl by Steve Poeppe, CISSP
Before deploying to the enterprise i setup a test lab of 6 XP pcs. Five of the PCs came to a crawl after the SP2 update. (DELL GX260, 270, and 280s) I...
December 30th 04 11:33 PM
by LargeNostril Go to last post
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