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Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?

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Old 20-01-2008
JJBro1
 
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Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?

It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service pack 2 but
its for IT develepors and it says do not download if your updating just one
computer (which I am) and then it tells me to use the windows update, but its
not there! Where can i get it?

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Old 20-01-2008
TaurArian
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?

Windows XP Service Pack 2 is not available to install from Windows Update and is not
offered by Automatic Updates
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885627

You can download the full Windows XP Service Pack 2 - download (for single PCs also) You
can use it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

SP2 CD can be ordered online.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...s/default.mspx

Service Pack 2 for Windows XP Professional, x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, x64 Editions
Windows Server 2003 R2, x64 Editions, Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition with
Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2003 Storage Server R2, x64 Editions
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en


Service Pack 2 information
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/xpsp2.htm
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/spackins.htm
http://www.windowstalk.org/sp2.htm






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"JJBro1" <JJBro1 @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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| It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service pack 2 but
| its for IT develepors and it says do not download if your updating just one
| computer (which I am) and then it tells me to use the windows update, but its
| not there! Where can i get it?


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Old 20-01-2008
Dave T.
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?

JJBro1 wrote:
> It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service pack 2 but
> its for IT develepors and it says do not download if your updating just one
> computer (which I am) and then it tells me to use the windows update, but its
> not there! Where can i get it?


Get it at this link;

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sp2/default.mspx

--
Dave T.

"Many people die at twenty-five and aren't buried
until they are seventy-five".
Benjamin Franklin
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Old 20-01-2008
Dave T.
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?

TaurArian wrote:
> Windows XP Service Pack 2 is not available to install from Windows Update and is not
> offered by Automatic Updates
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885627
>
> You can download the full Windows XP Service Pack 2 - download (for single PCs also) You
> can use it.
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
>
> SP2 CD can be ordered online.
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...s/default.mspx
>
> Service Pack 2 for Windows XP Professional, x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, x64 Editions
> Windows Server 2003 R2, x64 Editions, Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition with
> Service Pack 1
> Windows Server 2003 Storage Server R2, x64 Editions
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
>
>
> Service Pack 2 information
> http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/xpsp2.htm
> http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/spackins.htm
> http://www.windowstalk.org/sp2.htm




I stand corrected TaurArian. Thanks for jumping in.

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"Many people die at twenty-five and aren't buried
until they are seventy-five".
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Old 20-01-2008
JJBro1
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?



"TaurArian" wrote:

> Windows XP Service Pack 2 is not available to install from Windows Update and is not
> offered by Automatic Updates
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885627
>
> You can download the full Windows XP Service Pack 2 - download (for single PCs also) You
> can use it.
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
>
> SP2 CD can be ordered online.
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...s/default.mspx
>
> Service Pack 2 for Windows XP Professional, x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, x64 Editions
> Windows Server 2003 R2, x64 Editions, Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition with
> Service Pack 1
> Windows Server 2003 Storage Server R2, x64 Editions
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
>
>
> Service Pack 2 information
> http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/xpsp2.htm
> http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/spackins.htm
> http://www.windowstalk.org/sp2.htm
>
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> ====================================
> TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Australia
> ====================================
> How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
> http://taurarian.mvps.org/index.htm
> Emails will not be acknowledged - please post to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
>
>
> "JJBro1" <JJBro1 @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:F69B0CC1-25D8-4AA4-AC57-733DF2740202@microsoft.com...
> | It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service pack 2 but
> | its for IT develepors and it says do not download if your updating just one
> | computer (which I am) and then it tells me to use the windows update, but its
> | not there! Where can i get it?
>
>
> You linked me to the one for it develepors

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Old 20-01-2008
JJBro1
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?



"Dave T." wrote:

> JJBro1 wrote:
> > It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service pack 2 but
> > its for IT develepors and it says do not download if your updating just one
> > computer (which I am) and then it tells me to use the windows update, but its
> > not there! Where can i get it?

>
> Get it at this link;
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sp2/default.mspx
>
> --
> Dave T.
>
> "Many people die at twenty-five and aren't buried
> until they are seventy-five".
> Benjamin Franklin
>



You linked me to the site where it tells me to update it via microsoft
update (and its not there)
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Old 20-01-2008
antioch
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?


"JJBro1" <JJBro1@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:73ED2DA7-5A27-44B8-8DAF-03E9723C317F@microsoft.com...
>
>
> "Dave T." wrote:
>
>> JJBro1 wrote:
>> > It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service pack 2
>> > but
>> > its for IT develepors and it says do not download if your updating just
>> > one
>> > computer (which I am) and then it tells me to use the windows update,
>> > but its
>> > not there! Where can i get it?

>>
>> Get it at this link;
>>
>> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sp2/default.mspx
>>
>> --
>> Dave T.
>>
>> "Many people die at twenty-five and aren't buried
>> until they are seventy-five".
>> Benjamin Franklin
>>

>
>
> You linked me to the site where it tells me to update it via microsoft
> update (and its not there)



JJ
Then order the CD from here

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...s/default.mspx

You may well find it a less painful way to install SP2 than downloading from
the web site.
And don't forget, you will then have the 80-100 other updates to bring you
up to current status - therein lies another story.
Please try and reply with the post to which you reply included and start a
new line - if you don't then your reply appears as part of the previous
post - NEARLY MISSED IT.
And it would help if you addressed your reply to the person to whom you are
replying - minor points I know - just makes reading and understanding a post
easier.
I wish you all the best with your mammoth task.

Antioch



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Old 21-01-2008
TaurArian
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?

JJBro1 -

> You can download the full Windows XP Service Pack 2 - download (for single PCs also) You

| > can use it.
| >
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

You can use it also, not just for developers.


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"JJBro1" <JJBro1@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:CC6BABD9-6971-447D-A5DC-BB74B14DC337@microsoft.com...
|
|
| "TaurArian" wrote:
|
| > Windows XP Service Pack 2 is not available to install from Windows Update and is not
| > offered by Automatic Updates
| > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885627
| >
| > You can download the full Windows XP Service Pack 2 - download (for single PCs also)
You
| > can use it.
| >
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
| >
| > SP2 CD can be ordered online.
| > http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...s/default.mspx
| >
| > Service Pack 2 for Windows XP Professional, x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, x64
Editions
| > Windows Server 2003 R2, x64 Editions, Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition with
| > Service Pack 1
| > Windows Server 2003 Storage Server R2, x64 Editions
| >
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
| >
| >
| > Service Pack 2 information
| > http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/xpsp2.htm
| > http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/spackins.htm
| > http://www.windowstalk.org/sp2.htm
| >
| >
| >
| >
| >
| >
| > --
| > ====================================
| > TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Australia
| > ====================================
| > How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
| > http://taurarian.mvps.org/index.htm
| > Emails will not be acknowledged - please post to the newsgroup so all may benefit.
| >
| >
| > "JJBro1" <JJBro1 @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
| > news:F69B0CC1-25D8-4AA4-AC57-733DF2740202@microsoft.com...
| > | It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service pack 2 but
| > | its for IT develepors and it says do not download if your updating just one
| > | computer (which I am) and then it tells me to use the windows update, but its
| > | not there! Where can i get it?
| >
| >
| > You linked me to the one for it develepors


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Old 22-01-2008
Shenan Stanley
 
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Re: Where can i download XP Service Pack 2 for the Home Edition?

JJBro1 wrote:
> It's not listed in the updates, and i'm always linked to service
> pack 2 but its for IT develepors and it says do not download if
> your updating just one computer (which I am) and then it tells me
> to use the windows update, but its not there! Where can i get it?


Pretend you *are* a developer.
It's not different.
It's just a full download for the entire Windows XP SP2 file.

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

Order Windows XP Service Pack 2 on CD
http://snipurl.com/d41v

Truthfully - it doesn't MATTER if you are installing that to one PC or many.
It may have been INTENDED for someone who would push it out to many
computers in some archaic fashion - but it can be used by Joe User to
install SP2 on a stand-alone computer or to integrate into their
installation media so they have an updated (at least in terms of service
packs) Windows XP CD.

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MS-MVP
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