Re: What updates do i need?



T. Waters
07-10-2005, 01:44 AM
You can get a SP2 disk for free at a computer store. MS sent them out to the
stores. But call first.
To see your Service Pack status:
Start - Control Panel - System
On the General tab, under the word "System" you will see either SP1, SP1a,
SP2, or nothing listed below the edition.

Ašalsteinn wrote:
> Where can i get SP2?
> "Ron Martell" <ron.martell@gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:jhev71lvrf8gi2qn40gpj0qcih0bkvqat8@4ax.com...
>> "Ašalsteinn" <allibesti@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I just installed Windows XP pro. I think there are no service packs
>>> included. So what will updates will i need?
>>>
>>
>> Check in Control Panel - System - General to see the Service Pack
>> level for your Windows XP.
>>
>> Service Pack 2 is cumulative, and includes Service Pack 1 so that is
>> your starting point if you don't already have it.
>>
>> Then you need all of the critical updates that have been issued since
>> Service Pack 2, and there are quite a few of these.
>>
>> If you do not yet have Service Pack 2 then the best way of installing
>> it is to order the full Service Pack 2 CD from Microsoft, or see if
>> you can get one from your local computer store. They were distributed
>> free.
>>
>> Good luck
>>
>>
>> Ron Martell Duncan B.C. Canada
>> --
>> Microsoft MVP
>> On-Line Help Computer Service
>> http://onlinehelp.bc.ca
>>
>> In memory of a dear friend Alex Nichol MVP
>> http://aumha.org/alex.htm


Re: What updates do i need?