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XP Service pack 2 won't install


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Haven't found a cure from reading posts. 1st timer. I am listed as administrator in Log On, but won't allow me to install service pack 2 for updated Windows. I tried to use F8 key to enter safe mode to no avail. Any ideas that could help me. Thanks for reading!
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Howdy:

Have you tried logging on as the main Administrator rather than just a user with admin rights??

Does your system have SP1 installed??

Are you getting an error message?? If so, what does it say EXACTLY !!

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Call me crazy, but when I went to download the update again from the website so I could be precise with the notice, it said I already have service pak 2 installed on my computer, but when I went to my system summary it said " XP Home Edition 5.1.2660 Service Pack 1 Build 2600"
As for being the administartor, I am the only one listed on the log on screen. Guests are turned "Off". When I created another logon with administrator rights, it just said something about "Local policy not observed"
I am going to watch the posts and try to learn a little more about what I am doing before I post again. Thanks for responding!
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