XP Service Pack 3 won't Install

By PimpPanther
Apr 21, 2008
  1. Ive tried several times

    and Microsoft Support is not helpful

    It seems that Microsoft windows XP home edition, Service Pack 3 wont install

    and when i try it asks for the CD which I cant find now(legal copy, pre-installed)

    are there any known fixes?

    im in the process of cleaning my computer of viruses and malware(computer is idling at 50-70% cpu usage if relevant)
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    I wouldn't even worry about it, its not officially out yet. Just wait until it comes out at the end of this month.
  3. PimpPanther

    PimpPanther TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 39

    it just worried me a bit since it prompts me to install it every startup or major system change

    but thanks, i didnt know it wasnt official yet
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    What prompts you to install SP3? You shouldn't be getting anything from Microsoft yet as it's not in final release.

    Are you sure it's not referring to Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3)?
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