Updating sp1 to sp2

I wish I was kidding, but it's now November 22nd, 2004, and I am currently working on answering the emails sent to me during the week of October 11th... If your computer goes kersplat during the XP SP2 installation process, you're probably going to want to speak to someone who can help you fix your computer in minutes not weeks. Once the upgrade is done, you'll be asked to restart your computer.Hence my recommendation that you find a guru who can help you if anything goes awry. Welcome to the wonderful world of Windows XP Service Pack 2.You can find the instructions on how to do this at I hope this helps! Contents licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 3.0 license. Windows 7 Service Pack 1 can take a considerable amount of time - up to an hour on many computers - to install.But you need to make sure you are using the latest version of your antispyware program when you do this. Well, in Spybot Search & Destroy, go to Help About. If you have Ad Aware, look in the bottom right corner of the Ad Aware screen.If you don't see "Ad Aware SE Personal, Build 1.05," you don't have the latest version and you'll need to download a new copy at

This page contains dozens of handouts and videos covering topics such as configuring Internet Explorer's new pop-up blocker, using the new Windows Security Center, and so on.

If you have a name-brand computer, check the manufacturer's web site and download any software or driver updates they recommend.

For example, Dell recommends that its users update their BIOS before upgrading to XP SP2.

If Symantec says your virus status is safe, continue on to step three.

But, if Symantec finds a problem, expect to spend a lot of time at the appropriate removal tools.

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