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xp sp2 ?


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chrisrn1969

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The last time I tried to download and install sp2 it crashed my system..Any suggestions before I do it again? I really do not want to reformat again..
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Try to scan for Viruses and Spyware and also adware before installing SP2 see if that helps
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ok thanks...i do that pretty regularly anyway..
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ok also defrag your pc then run disk cleanup then after you done all the steps i told you to do then see if it works ok
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ok will do thanks for the advice.
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oh do you clean out your PREFETCH FOLDER ?
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um i havent heard of that one!
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ok go to START > SEARCH > ALL FILES AND FOLDERS > MORE ADVANCE OPTIONS > TICK HIDDEN FILES AND FOLDERS then search Prefetch should be a folder and then DELETE all the contents and then after you done RESTART then run disk cleanup then run disk defragmenter
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and then install SP2 good luck mate :tazz:
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ok will do...thanks!!!!
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Where abouts did you get your CD?
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which cd? I downloaded it from microsoft.
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thanks it worked!!
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