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I spent most of the day trying to find a copy of SP3 (no longer available on and when I did finally get one to download (filehippo), it stalled out Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Amazing - That fixed it by gene_ca / January 23, 2008 1:24 AM PST In reply to: Try this Thanks so much for A technician at Microsoft suggested getting the software from here. At LEAST it starts out by creating a Restore Point!! check here

Windows Xp Service Pack 3 (sp3) Free Download

Boy, I thought I'd shot myself in the foot on that one! for helping. When you connect to the Net, do you use a Proxy or go direct?

  1. Thank you for all your help.
  2. Peter Cool.
  3. Either way, my search at MS DL yielded a gizillion references which were not the DL link and after a few pages without success, I just reinstalled XP as stated above.
  4. That was an old update, so I doubt that I'll continue to have problems with updates sticking.
  5. That gets you an updated WU app.
  6. Please help...

No help. I go through my own switch, then through my ISP's Router. Mihai Ditiu Thank you for the solution! How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 Without Cd All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

Popping in the disc in clicking install as well as a few update OK's doesn't take a lot of time, unless you sit in front of your monitor and watch! Service Pack 3 Setup Cannot Update A Checked (debug) System Saga LoutDec 15, 2013, 7:39 AM Did you try the FixIt button in the KB I linked you to? IT WORKED IT WORKED IT WORKED!!! I had even checked the system event logs and come up empty.

You saved me doing a fresh install. Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working Only i do is format the partition and reinstall the XP SP3 version which helps out otherwise the problem remains in the system.Kindly help me out. The thread includes an email from Microsoft technical support with three possible fixes. The person has to choose what works.Rick Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Win Updates will not insatll by Big Pete Suth / May 6, 2008 10:14 PM PDT

Service Pack 3 Setup Cannot Update A Checked (debug) System

Blue Stop Screen 0x0000007B. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Windows Xp Service Pack 3 (sp3) Free Download The one you need it the FixIt button you see when you expand the Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003 section by clicking on the + sign to the left of that How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 Get the answer Saga LoutDec 9, 2013, 8:37 PM Event Cache is also a sub-folder in Windows\Software Distribution.

I finally did a Ctrl+Alt+Del & chose Task Manager & with some fiddling brought things back to life. have a peek at these guys Install IE 8 Manually. I finally rolled back to SP2. I changed the "Checked" to "Multiproccessor free" with no results. Where Is Windows Update In Xp

Login or register to post comments DRWAM on Aug 10, 2008 Like Wae said, the updater seems to be the problem. by Greatwazoo42 / December 23, 2007 10:10 PM PST In reply to: Same problem No luck. I had to change it from "Multiprocessor Free" to "Checked" to get it to work. check over here I'll post again in a few minutes with ....

b. How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 From Cd I finally rebooted & when it came back up it has been downloading Updates ever since. The error message simply referred to "a problem on your computer".

bamim2Dec 15, 2013, 3:46 PM I did try the link, it leads me to a person that wants to charge me $100 to fix my problem.

gursharan My Problem is I've installed XP SP3 and it works well at start.when install some programs which are all clean and virus tested.A small problem takes place and its in bamim2Dec 9, 2013, 7:55 PM Thank you for you comments. I greatly appreciate your help.I'll follow your instructions & come back & post how it turned out. How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 From Usb by Greatwazoo42 / December 22, 2007 11:22 PM PST In reply to: Is the new hard disk set as a master?

Exit registry editor and again try to install SP3. Login or register to post comments Waethorn on Aug 10, 2008 I should also note, that 9 times out of 10, if Windows Update doesn't work on XP (like when updates I don't use Automatic Updates, but if you do, and find the yellow shield never goes away, you may be experiencing this problem. this content bamim2Dec 16, 2013, 6:31 PM Well, I've tried MANY times to get that "Fix it" to...

I follow the very simple steps and now its fixed. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Everything worked fine.Then I bought XP professional Upgrade and upgraded to Professional, that also worked fine.My problem started when the Auto Update downloaded the updates and then I clicked on that Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Fixed mine too!

I told him to talk to the sales rep to figure out his needs, otherwise, I end up as tech support. Also, during this process, all the old updates to the OS seem to have vanished. Yesterday, one gut asked if he should buy a BB or iPhone and was at the ATT store. The next morning I looked & low & behold there were 150 updates downloaded & waiting for me to install.

Muchas Gracias! I was truly between a rock and a hard spot. I REALLY have to have XP installed because it's the latest version of Windows the will load the installation program I have for my MIDI interfaces for my recording studio. Do it.

Thank you for your help. thank you Rick.I als want to describe my problem in detail in case someone has similar situation.I have a Dell Dual core with 80gb HD with Xp Home. It should then offer SP3. THAT was no fun & it took a LONG time, but after I rebooted I noticed that BITS reset itself to start Manually, but it's started.

I rebooted. Fix it. Matter of interest - which one is it? Then when SP2 is complete, reboot, and go back to the custom updates option.

Thanks guy! Fortunately, Mac OS 10.5 has built in PPTP VPN support, so those of us with Mac OS Leopard or XP are OK.