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Originally posted by Kriz_4
Don't bother installing it, your version of Windows will be supported at the least untill Longhorns successor.
The day SP2 was released so were many SP2 exploits, so in effect SP2 is "broke" already.
Just keep using your security software and the average user has nothing to worry about.
Originally posted by Murcielago
Well then i'm glad that i was with that 90%.
(translation: mine worked)
Originally posted by DontTreadOnMe
Alos, along the lines of JC, I have gone to Dell's and Symantec's website to see what THEY have to say about compatibility issues.
"As per your mail, I understand is that you want to download SP2.
M. _______, installing SP2 may cause a lot of issues with your system.
It might even result to installing the entire operating system to your
I need to inform you that Dell has not come up with the patches and the fixes which might enable to install SP2 successfully in your system. We will definately let you and all other customers know as soon as we come up with the patches."
Originally posted by zakk
I've installed XP SP 2 on three boxes at home so far, two of them XP Pro and the other XP Home. The installs were clean and no problems as of yet. However, Windows Media Player 10 is another story entirely, it doesn't like a lot of codecs I'm using.
Originally posted by junior_smith
xp2 screwed up my windows media player.
sometimes the music stops playing after 2 minutes
sometimes after 30 minutes
sometimes after 8 seconds
i have tried everything from reinstalling drivers to countless virusscans.
and i am soo happy to know that now it is just the service pack lol