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  • September 6th, 2004, 09:03 PM
    MD1032
    I also have a legal copy of WinXP that came with my Dell 4550 and use Windows Update all the time, but I got this same weird error where the download fails. Is that SP2 for IT whatever whatever whatever's the same as the one I would get through windows update?
  • September 6th, 2004, 08:33 AM
    DanGrease
    I just asked if it was a legal copy to be sure it wasn't. You never know. Anyways, at least with SP1 you were able to download it but not install it. You would get an error while installing it if you had a pirate version of Windows XP. Apparently, he has a legit copy of Windows XP, so this information has no affect to his situation. Did the download of SP2 from the link(s) provided work for you by the way?

    dan
  • September 5th, 2004, 02:25 PM
    Jeordiewhite
    If it wasn't legal, then windows update wouldn't allow him to download it in the first place from windows update site. Somewhere else like connection dropping or internet disconnecting while it downloads seems to be the problem.
    Besides, it's not like microsoft is able to block all pirated copys anyway, I recall on their newsgroups, one of the microsoft officials admited to only blocking known keys which most everyone doesn't use anymore, no question of it being an illegal copys here..

    If you have the time download sp2 here:
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en
    It's a bigger package, but it's worth it so you dont have to download it again later, just burn it to a back up cd.
  • September 5th, 2004, 02:18 PM
    project vegas
    i hope its a legit i ordered it from http://salesintl.com
    the download seem s to be working
    thanks a bunch
    vegas
  • September 5th, 2004, 02:13 PM
    DanGrease
    So you don't know for sure if its a legit copy?
    Anyways, try to download SP2 from here instead.

    dan
  • September 5th, 2004, 02:11 PM
    project vegas
    yes im using windows update im pretty sure its legal its oem though
    vegas
  • September 5th, 2004, 02:10 PM
    DanGrease
    Using a legal copy of Windows XP?
    Using Windows Update to download it?

    dan
  • September 5th, 2004, 02:07 PM
    project vegas

    sp2 will not install

    hi all
    after reading the post on sp2 i decided to install it but when i try to download it says download failed i've tried it numerous times and got the same results any idea's on whats going on ?
    thanks in advance
    vegas

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