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#1 sharpie

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 07:29 PM

i can't update to windows xp service pack 2 or 3. when i try, it stops half way with a message that says access is denied. i've tried a few times and nothing.

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 07:46 PM

Have you downloaded the service pack or are you going through Windows Update?
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

—George Bernard Shaw

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 07:58 PM

FWIW: Access Denied, Trying to Install XP's SP2 - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/873148

Suggested procedures include editing the registry, back up before doing such.

ERUNT Registry Backup Tool - http://www.snapfiles.com/get/erunt.html

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 09:16 PM

thanks

Edited by sharpie, 29 July 2009 - 09:31 PM.





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