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Old 06-23-2006, 10:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just recently reformated my computer about a week ago. So I went through the process of re installing and all that happy jazz. Well I forgot to update till now so I went ahead and ran the auto update.

The problem is... its not letting me update because "my copy of xp isnt genuine" but supposedly it was genuine before I re installed it. I need to install service pack 2 desperately in order for my Photoshop CS2 to not freeze when using it. Is there a way to manually install SP2 in my computer?
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Old 06-24-2006, 01:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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http://www.softwarepatch.com/windows/xpsp2.html
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Unfortunately that SP2 install didnt work. It got to the end of the install process and said that it couldnt be completed because my cd key wasnt valid -_-


Help please :S
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Old 06-24-2006, 05:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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hmm thats where i got mine when i reformatted, google service pack 2, or call microsoft and yell at them for it saying ur copy isnt genuine
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I seriously doubt microsoft will do anything. They will make me re buy Windows XP.
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Very strange, ive just had to wipe my HDD and re install windows and service pack 2 installed fine, albet after ALOT of downloading other things first, took a while even with broadband!
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Old 06-24-2006, 11:15 AM   #7 (permalink)
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seriously is you windows genuine if its not y9ou can say, we just cant post warez or serials but if it is service paack 2 is a bad idea, i am using a pirated windows and i havnt got SP2 becuase that came with the wholel anti piracy campaign so, eihter search for a crack, uninstall,format,buy new serial, or if you windows is truely genuine calling MS will help.
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yeah if its truely genuine, MS will help
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yeah if its truely genuine, MS will help
exactly.

download sp2. slipstream it in your xp cd with autostreamer (google the name). reinstall windows
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why do some people say dont get sp 2? and stick with sp1 cuz its faster. have you guys heard that
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