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FAQ: Downloading XP SP2

By jobeard
Apr 5, 2007
  1. You are encouraged to update your patch level to SP2 by visiting
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sp2/default.mspx
    to get the benefits of the default firewall and related security changes.

    Once SP2 is installed, you can then apply the latest hotfixes to bring your system current.

    Remember to perform all updates from your admin login and to access the URL
    using the IE browser.
     
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    Better to order the SP2 disc from Microsoft. It is free, except for shipping. This enables you to avoid corrupted files.
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 13,474   +329

    The download is massive and this choice is only viable for DSL/Cable connections :)
     
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