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sailor View Public Profile Find all posts by sailor #16 10-24-2013, 12:57 PM Fortyfold Guest Join Date: Oct 2013 Quote: Originally Posted by Rhythmdvl ...It's hanging on "windows by R. The main cause of that would be a problem with the windows installer. Ring on 13 20 58 (for Australian users); be prepared to wait for a while and repeat information several times. http://yellowproductions.net/win-xp/win-xp-serv-pack2-and-pogo.php

Index will be automatically restored by refiltering all documents. Get the basics right Although SP3 doesn't add much major new functionality (as we've pointed out before), it is a fairly invasive update, so maximise your chances of getting it to Fear Itself View Public Profile Find all posts by Fear Itself #14 10-24-2013, 11:41 AM Rhythmdvl Charter Member Join Date: Oct 1999 Location: Shakedown Street Posts: 12,933 I It's a well worn topic but the usual fixes are to eject all the pests (try HOUSECALL and Free AVG AntiSpyware) then a repair install of the OS and then the https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/service-pack-2-won-t-install-226020/

Here's what they say about that: If you get the error: This service pack can't be integrated error This is caused by the fact that your Windows XP CD contains updates This type of CD's will usually be from larger OEM suppliers (like Dell, HP, or others). Or any other suggestions?

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Superhal View Public Profile Find all posts by Superhal #8 10-23-2013, 10:40 PM Rhythmdvl Charter Member Join Date: Oct 1999 Location: Shakedown Street Posts: 12,933 Well, you have Reply 0 John Harris Guest Sep 2, 2008, 12:35am Well, Ben, what can I say, Ubuntu or even Fedora. Time to get a Mac... Problem with Windows Installer – When Windows Update downloads the service pack and tries to install it using the Windows installer the Service Pack 2 installation may fail.

Thread Tools Display Modes #1 10-23-2013, 04:24 PM Rhythmdvl Charter Member Join Date: Oct 1999 Location: Shakedown Street Posts: 12,933 Fresh install of Windows XP cant run updates Then upgrade Parallels to 3188. 3188 seems to have serious problems during XP installation, at least it does for me.Click to expand... I'm impressed. On the off chance that that is indeed the issue (odd, though), do I care?

Last edited: Apr 11, 2007 newspix, Apr 11, 2007 #6 ksn Bit Poster Messages: 2 You could try downloading xp sp2 from microsofts site and installing with that. http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2008/09/what_to_do_when_windows_xp_service_pack_3_wont_install/ Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. No Grub!) Don't know if Ubuntu has something similar. However, I cannot install SP2.

Everything went well until the Registry backup portion of the SP2 installation routine.About 6 registry entries couldn't be backed up. http://yellowproductions.net/win-xp/win-xp-sp2-trying-to-install-itunes-1-8-1.php With Ubuntu, I have spent hours trying to link to my Canon printers, with only limited feature availability. Select delete. Also note that later versions of .NET framework do not replace or remove the previous .NET frameworks but install and run side by side.

I shouldn't have said 'hanging', as that implies it's dragging along. Just sitting there? My main home computer is an HP Mini netbook that I'd love to keep going as long as I can. his comment is here by DarCLew2 / January 2, 2007 3:35 AM PST In reply to: Failed SP2 upgrade at an earlier stage Had problem with SP2 for it tried 2 times to install.

What else should I have done? Then upgrade Parallels to 3188. 3188 seems to have serious problems during XP installation, at least it does for me.Click to expand... Here is link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...be-3b8e-4f30-8245-9e368d3cdb5a&displaylang=en ksn, Apr 15, 2007 #7 Eru Ithildur Messages: 1,966 newspix said: drval said: It is preferabel to do the install using a copy of XP that

It may also mess up booting from the old Windows partition so you need to know how to do Grub stuff if you want to fix that. (I actually set it

Log: 'Application' Date/Time: 02/03/2011 12:33:52 PM Type: error Category: 0 Event: 24 Source: WinMgmt Event provider attempted to register query "select * from SnmpExtendedNotification" whose target class "SnmpExtendedNotification" does not exist. Also have been trying Ubuntu 8. Log: 'Application' Date/Time: 07/03/2011 12:34:27 PM Type: warning Category: 0 Event: 1015 Source: EvntAgnt TraceLevel parameter not located in registry; Default trace level used is 32. Back to top #10 still learning still learning Member Members 17 posts Posted 09 March 2011 - 08:11 AM Have you tried to go to windows update.com and get any updates

Try it.) Blakeyrat View Public Profile Find all posts by Blakeyrat #7 10-23-2013, 10:22 PM Superhal Guest Join Date: Sep 2009 I was forced to buy win7 because But I'm now free of all malware, viruses, trojans, worms etc. Log: 'System' Date/Time: 08/03/2011 8:01:01 AM Type: error Category: 0 Event: 7009 Source: Service Control Manager Timeout (120000 milliseconds) waiting for the Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant service to connect. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ weblink After I installed the 50 CUs the next time I logged into Microsoft Update I was prompted to download SP2.

thats just because it contains everything that sp2 was intended to have, rather than the download centers version which scans your machine and decides what you actaully need. Thanks KSN. Thanks, drval. So if you don't need answer fast, I'd say just do that.

Tasty And Tender Corned Beef Top GOP congressman reveals harrowing details about White House intruder who went undetected for 17 minutes The US Justice Department may be close to throwing cold Anyway, I found a few solutions by Googling "0x8024d001 windows update." The solution that seems to have gotten me to the next stage was downloading/running WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe. Log: 'System' Date/Time: 10/03/2011 8:59:06 AM Type: error Category: 0 Event: 7000 Source: Service Control Manager The HTTP service failed to start due to the following error: The specified procedure could What to do when Windows Vista service pack displays errors during installation The service pack can give errors during installation due to the following reasons: Pirated copy of Windows Vista Use

When I downloaded SP3 (I actually have an SP2 disk) I was given the "you may also want" dialogue and ended up with IE8. Rhythmdvl View Public Profile Visit Rhythmdvl's homepage! You should always install the latest service packs for Windows. It has taken around 50 hours up to now but by general buggering around - I couldn't posssibly recall all the attempts that were made, it has, bit buy bit, managed