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Anonymous
August 29, 2005 6:41:17 PM

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My system crashed and so I lost everything. After I re-installed, I ran
Windows Update and brought down SP1 updates. System information shows that
I'm running SP1, build 2600. I then went to download SP2. When I go to
install SP2, it says "Download Size 0kb, 0 minutes (downloaded; ready to
install)." Which implies - I think - that it's somewhere on my system. But
it's not, at least not in any place that I can find. The little icon that
signifies an update has been brought down is not there. So when I go to
install from WinUpdate, nada. Nothing happens. Can't download, can't install.
Stuck at SP1. I know this process works because I just did it on my laptop.
Any thoughts? I'm stumped.

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Anonymous
August 29, 2005 10:08:56 PM

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jpas1954 wrote:
> My system crashed and so I lost everything. After I re-installed, I
> ran Windows Update and brought down SP1 updates. System information
> shows that I'm running SP1, build 2600. I then went to download SP2.
> When I go to install SP2, it says "Download Size 0kb, 0 minutes
> (downloaded; ready to install)." Which implies - I think - that it's
> somewhere on my system. But it's not, at least not in any place that
> I can find. The little icon that signifies an update has been brought
> down is not there. So when I go to install from WinUpdate, nada.
> Nothing happens. Can't download, can't install. Stuck at SP1. I know
> this process works because I just did it on my laptop. Any thoughts?
> I'm stumped.

Why'd you go through SP1? SP2 replaces SP1.

Why not download it directly and the Full File:

Direct Download of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows XP
http://snipurl.com/8bqy

--
Shenan Stanley
MS-MVP
--
How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
Anonymous
August 29, 2005 10:08:57 PM

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The snipurl site says, "Do not click download if you are updating just one
computer. A smaller, more appropriate update is available on Windows Update"
which of course if where I'm zeroed out. So. Is this a safe site to use for
one computer?

"Shenan Stanley" wrote:

> jpas1954 wrote:
> > My system crashed and so I lost everything. After I re-installed, I
> > ran Windows Update and brought down SP1 updates. System information
> > shows that I'm running SP1, build 2600. I then went to download SP2.
> > When I go to install SP2, it says "Download Size 0kb, 0 minutes
> > (downloaded; ready to install)." Which implies - I think - that it's
> > somewhere on my system. But it's not, at least not in any place that
> > I can find. The little icon that signifies an update has been brought
> > down is not there. So when I go to install from WinUpdate, nada.
> > Nothing happens. Can't download, can't install. Stuck at SP1. I know
> > this process works because I just did it on my laptop. Any thoughts?
> > I'm stumped.
>
> Why'd you go through SP1? SP2 replaces SP1.
>
> Why not download it directly and the Full File:
>
> Direct Download of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows XP
> http://snipurl.com/8bqy
>
> --
> Shenan Stanley
> MS-MVP
> --
> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
>
>
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Anonymous
August 29, 2005 10:26:13 PM

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jpas1954 wrote:
> The snipurl site says, "Do not click download if you are updating
> just one computer. A smaller, more appropriate update is available on
> Windows Update" which of course if where I'm zeroed out. So. Is this
> a safe site to use for one computer?

Yes.
Very much so.

--
Shenan Stanley
MS-MVP
--
How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
Anonymous
August 29, 2005 10:26:14 PM

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That worked like a charm. Thanks

"Shenan Stanley" wrote:

> jpas1954 wrote:
> > The snipurl site says, "Do not click download if you are updating
> > just one computer. A smaller, more appropriate update is available on
> > Windows Update" which of course if where I'm zeroed out. So. Is this
> > a safe site to use for one computer?
>
> Yes.
> Very much so.
>
> --
> Shenan Stanley
> MS-MVP
> --
> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
>
>
Anonymous
August 29, 2005 11:11:56 PM

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Download SP2 from this website..

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyI...


It is a large file (270mb), but it should install ok..


--
Mike Hall
MVP - Windows Shell/User


"jpas1954" <jpas1954@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:BF984567-80C8-45BB-9885-C619421408D1@microsoft.com...
> My system crashed and so I lost everything. After I re-installed, I ran
> Windows Update and brought down SP1 updates. System information shows that
> I'm running SP1, build 2600. I then went to download SP2. When I go to
> install SP2, it says "Download Size 0kb, 0 minutes (downloaded; ready to
> install)." Which implies - I think - that it's somewhere on my system. But
> it's not, at least not in any place that I can find. The little icon that
> signifies an update has been brought down is not there. So when I go to
> install from WinUpdate, nada. Nothing happens. Can't download, can't
> install.
> Stuck at SP1. I know this process works because I just did it on my
> laptop.
> Any thoughts? I'm stumped.
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