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warriorscot

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As far as i know getting the gto to open its pipes is so hard to be a myth, its not worth doing even if you had the stuff it would need an illicit bios flash and void warranties etc. . You should be able to get SP2 from MS as long as their site is online, if not there is a few sites that offer either SP2 as a download or a modified version, you can also phone MS and they will send you it on disk.

If you connect wirelessly then there is conflicts between software for the card and the windows wireless utiility you usually need to have one or the other activated.
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I know there is ways to unlock the extra pipelines on certain video cards but, you really risk messing up something and you have to boot with a floppy and know the command prompt pretty well. "Not being mean" but I dont think newbies should try it you will mess something up.

You need to be pretty experienced to do it.
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And even then an experienced person would be loathe to do something so risky.
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hmmm... never mind its good enough as it is. when i try and get it from ms site it seems to force my comp to crash ive even had to reinstall windows again after using their site for updating!! my windows seems a little unstable too, i get error msgs when im on the net and norton goes mad, then im forced to reset as i lose my start bar. All im left with is my background!
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Well i would get rid of norton, what you might try if its that buggy get a another XP disk with all the updates in it, doesnt matter how you get an xp disk if you have a liscence. To get your start bar back in the mean time use ctrl alt delete to get the task manager then go to file > new task (run) and type in explorer in the run box and hit enter, it should restart explorer for you.
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