sp2 updates fails at 30%

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hi guys
iam very frustrated coz i cant get sp2 with my xp home.
windows update freezes at 30% and then i get faild report
# 80072EFD
please help..what can i do to fix this.?
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

    Lunatic wrote:
    > hi guys
    > iam very frustrated coz i cant get sp2 with my xp home.
    > windows update freezes at 30% and then i get faild report
    > # 80072EFD
    > please help..what can i do to fix this.?

    Download and install the Full Windows XP SP2 file:

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

    Order the Free Windows XP SP2 CD
    http://snipurl.com/8umo

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    Shenan Stanley
    MS-MVP
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  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

    Hi,

    Try this:

    You receive an "Error 0x80072EE2" or an "Error 0x80072EFD" error message if
    you try to use the Microsoft Windows Update Web site
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=836941

    --
    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
    www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
    Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

    "Lunatic" <Lunatic@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:AF1D41AB-6F0A-48B6-B547-6F1157FB5C43@microsoft.com...
    > hi guys
    > iam very frustrated coz i cant get sp2 with my xp home.
    > windows update freezes at 30% and then i get faild report
    > # 80072EFD
    > please help..what can i do to fix this.?
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

    Lunatic wrote:

    > hi guys
    > iam very frustrated coz i cant get sp2 with my xp home.
    > windows update freezes at 30% and then i get faild report
    > # 80072EFD
    > please help..what can i do to fix this.?

    Cannot install Service Pack 2
    http://www.michna.com/kb/WxSP2.htm#Cannot_install_Service_Pack_2

    Download Windows Service Pack 2 Standalone Version
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=049C9DBE-3B8E-4F30-8245-9E368D3CDB5A&displaylang=en

    Order Windows XP Service Pack 2 on CD
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/sp2/cdorder/en_us/default810.mspx

    Installing Service Packs
    http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/xpsp2.htm
    http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/spackins.htm

    Pre-Install, Install, Cleaning Up Afterwards
    http://forum.aumha.org/viewforum.php?f=45

    What to Know Before You Download and Install Windows XP Service Pack 2
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sp2/sp2_whattoknow.mspx

    Get the Latest Updates and Information from Your PC Manufacturer Before
    Installing Windows XP Service Pack 2
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sp2/oemlinks.mspx

    The hard disk space requirements for Windows XP Service Pack 2
    http://support.microsoft.com/?id=837783

    Free Technical Support for SP2
    http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-us&x=18&y=6&c1=509&gprid=6794&

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    Rock
    MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
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