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Service pack 2 for XP


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When service pack 2 (sp2) came out, I thought I had already most of its new features, so I didn't install it. Now, I'm having second thoughts about it. Specifically, I think I might be missing some security by not using it. My question: should I install it?

What I've got :

Firewall: zonealarm updated
no pop-ups: No-ads
antispyware: spybot search and destroy updated
most other Microsoft security updates (no monthly malicious removal tools)
no infection as far I can determine (can provide hijackthis log if you wish)
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yes, unless you have a program that you need that will not run under Windows XP sp2, you should update

Here is a list of known programs
http://support.micro....aspx?id=884130

Some of these programs will still run partially, or some have updates available so they can run
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Thanks!

I will update, but first I want to post a HJT log to make sure that everything is fine. Can I post it here or at the malware area?
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