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XP Service Pack 2 users, it's time to upgrade to XP SP3!


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#1 Grinler

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Posted 15 July 2010 - 03:44 PM

For those of you still running Windows XP Service Pack 2, and I bet there are a lot of you still, it is time to upgrade to Service Pack 3. On July 13, 2010 Microsoft officially stopped supporting Service Pack 2 and will no longer release security updates for it.Therefore, if you care about security and your privacy it is strongly advised that you ugprade to XP Service Pack 3. If you do not upgrade then your version of Windows will no longer be protected as new vulnerabilities are discovered. This will open you up to malware infections, remote execution, and possibly the loss of private information. Don't be silly. Stay Secure! Otherwise you may have to wait a couple of days in our Virus Removal forum before we get a chance to help you clean your computer :thumbsup:


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Posted 15 July 2010 - 11:54 PM

I have a HP AMD Processor and I have been told that if I install Service Pack 3, the computer will no longer operate and will just go into an endless boot cycle. I have avoided this update for this long for this very reason. Is there a fix?

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Posted 16 July 2010 - 05:21 AM

I have a HP AMD Processor and I have been told that if I install Service Pack 3, the computer will no longer operate and will just go into an endless boot cycle. I have avoided this update for this long for this very reason. Is there a fix?


This may help you 'rnr67'


http://www.windowsbbs.com/windows-xp/73558...g-sp3-more.html















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Posted 16 July 2010 - 02:03 PM

I believe microsoft fixed that issue with SP3 and HP's with AMD, I know they did because i have one and it updated just fine. :thumbsup:
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Posted 18 July 2010 - 10:46 AM

Thanks, have to keep my updates current.




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