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RecoDesign

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Im trying to get SP2 from windows update but when I do the express install It unsuccessfully installs.

Update for Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) 2.0 and WinHTTP 5.1 (KB842773)
Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1
Update for Windows XP (KB898461)
Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool (KB892130)

Does anybody know whats wrong or have a direct link for a download for sp2?
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Click start then run, type services.msc and press enter, double click background intelligent transfers, set start up type to automatic, click apply, then click to start it.

Reboot

This should give you genuine advantage and windows installer

http://www.microsoft...&DisplayLang=en

Run Microsoft Update

http://update.micros...t.aspx?ln=en-us
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RecoDesign

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I did what you said now I get this.

Update for Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) 2.0 and WinHTTP 5.1 (KB842773)
Update for Windows XP (KB898461)
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Im trying to get SP2 from windows update but when I do the express install It unsuccessfully installs.

Update for Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) 2.0 and WinHTTP 5.1 (KB842773)
Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1
Update for Windows XP (KB898461)
Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool (KB892130)

Does anybody know whats wrong or have a direct link for a download for sp2?

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Where abouts did you get your windows XP cd?
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RecoDesign

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it came on my computer. i got it in 2001 i think. i just recently installed sp1 last week.
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The best way to install Sp2 is with Windows Update as it only downloads the updates you need.
Refer the following article for some other alternative methods to install SP2:
http://www.microsoft...installsp2.mspx.

The Windows Update problem might continue after SP2, so it is best we solve it.
Follow Method 2 in the following M$-KB article:
http://support.micro...om/?kbid=811269.
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If none of the above that helps, contact microsoft that is local and ask for a SP2 CD.

This shouldn't cost at all.
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You can order a cd online. I got mine in 3 or 4 days (Its free).
But that dont solve his problem.
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