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Performing a Repair Reinstall of WinXP & Other Tips

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Last response: in Windows XP
March 22, 2011 7:18:16 AM

i have windows xp media center edition 2005 and when i try to repair it and reinstall.. it say i need the service pack 2 and i have to insert the cd.. but i dont have it?

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March 24, 2011 6:35:33 AM

It looks like your original disc does not include service pack 2. You cannot do a repair if you lack the files to do so (meaning service pack 2). You have 2 options. 1. Start from scratch and do a format and reinstall or 2. You create a new installer CD but with service pack 2 slip streamed into it. There should be articles in google as to how to slip stream service pack 2 with your original installation disk