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What to do An when with sp3

By hp_maine ·
When the time comes to install SP3, the right approach is to first make a disk image backup of the partition containing Windows. Anything else is risky. No doubt SP3 was designed to be un-installed should the need arise, but putting your full faith in this would be a mistake.

Also, the installation process is going to exercise the heck out of the file system, so I suggest first running a thorough Check Disk. If you have any other hard disk diagnostic utilities, it would be good to insure the hard disk is healthy before installing the service pack. And a defrag can't hurt. At the very least, make a restore point.

Read more: http://news.cnet.com/dont-install-windows-xp-service-pack-3-yet/#ixzz183y05JUR

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by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to What to do An when with s ...

What is this loop you've got going? We're not stupid here, we usually get it the first time.

You begin to reek of testing the waters.

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You've posted this three times.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to What to do An when with s ...

Once in response to the zombie original discussion, and twice more as new Discussions. I'm marking this one as spam because it links to an article that over 2.5 years old.

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