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Windows Xp Service Pack 3 (sp3) Problems


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#1 Yorkie

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 11:02 AM

Hi,

I recently ran Windows Update and it found the "Windows XP Service Pack 3" update. I have selected to download it and when the confirmation screen pops up I have agreed with the Terms and Conditions etc. but then nothing happens it says "verifying download" but nothing downloads or installs and the progress bar stays at zero.

I have left it for over 2 hours and nothing happens and I have tried to download using Microsoft Update but each time I get the same problem.

Is anyone else experiencing this problem or is there a fix for this?



Thanks for your time.

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#2 Emile

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 01:01 PM

Hello,
I have the same problem..... sorry no help yet.
Emile Asus P7P67 Pro v3, Intel 1155 3.4 GH, Corsair DDR3 8Gb,PCX Nvidia 560 ti,PCX Nvidia 550 ti,
SSD 120Gb, 2 x 1 Tera SATA6, Dual Boot

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Posted 18 May 2008 - 01:27 PM

[post="http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950717"]Steps Before Installing XP SP3[/post]

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 01:03 PM

I've tried this but it still does nothing.

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 01:28 PM

You can download SP3 onto your system and manually install it yourself.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsxp/cc164204.aspx

http://download.microsoft.com/download/c/d...31/relnotes.htm

Download details Windows XP Service Pack 3 - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...mp;displaylang=

Ignore the instruction to use WinUpdate, just download and install as you would anything else.

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Edited by hamluis, 20 May 2008 - 01:32 PM.


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Posted 22 May 2008 - 04:30 PM

Thanks.

I've downloaded the SP3 file from the microsoft download center and it has
intalled correctly, not sure why the Windows Update didn't work.

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Posted 22 May 2008 - 08:20 PM

I have 2 systems.

I used WinUpdate on one, the package I linked you to on the other. No problems with either...congrats on a successful update :thumbsup:.

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