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Old 03-21-2006, 03:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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trying to update to sp2 windows xpp
half way through the update it says access denied and stops.
anyone know whats the probelm and how to solve it?
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Old 03-21-2006, 03:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like your OS is already installed on another system.
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Old 03-21-2006, 04:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You have Administrator Permissions on your profile right?
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Old 03-21-2006, 05:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yup its admin account, turned off all antivirus and still doenst work i think it might be a reg key prob i read on the microsoft support, but not sure how to change it
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do you have the OS installed on another computer? i had that problem and i found out that i had the OS installed on two computers. i downloaded the sp2 to my desktop, extracted the files, burned it to a cd, and then updated through the cd.
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Old 03-21-2006, 10:47 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Use Autopatcher. Google it. Installs everything from SP2 up to the current updates.
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