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mogs Obtaining SP3 for XP
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I've been helping a friend get his pc up to date, after a long period of comparitive neglect. We've succeeded in getting it to 100% with Secunia:he's running Windows XP Home Edition on a RAM Intel(R) with version 2002 SP2. Every time he tries to obtain SP3 he keeps getting Access Denied. Has anybody any suggestions/links please ?

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Maurice Joyce RE: Obtaining SP3 for XP
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Read all about it here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949377

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mogs RE: Obtaining SP3 for XP
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Thanks Maurice....have taken a quick look myself and will have a good read later....will let you know how it gets on.

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mogs RE: Obtaining SP3 for XP
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on 31st Oct, 2009 22:09, Maurice Joyce wrote:
Read all about it here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949377[/quote]
A long time since, I know, but just wanted to let you know that my friend has now got his pc all up to date....XP SP3...100% with Secunia. We've managed to sort many matters out by referring to various and diverse postings of yours, Maurice. Thanks.
One odd querie tho'! Is Windows Welcome Centre peculiar to Vista? Should it be apparent in XP? Thanks again.

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Maurice Joyce RE: Obtaining SP3 for XP
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Not sure I fully understand what U mean.

I run a full version of genuine WindowsXP. I have not got a Welcome Centre.

I have seen many variants of Welcome Centres. They are from OEM versions of Windows where Manafacturers "tart up" genuine Windows with all sorts of Cripple Ware,Crap Ware & Bloatware to get U started "out of the box".

Is that what U mean?

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mogs RE: Obtaining SP3 for XP
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on 7th Dec, 2009 10:55, Maurice Joyce wrote:
Not sure I fully understand what U mean.

I run a full version of genuine WindowsXP. I have not got a Welcome Centre.

I have seen many variants of Welcome Centres. They are from OEM versions of Windows where Manafacturers "tart up" genuine Windows with all sorts of Cripple Ware,Crap Ware & Bloatware to get U started "out of the box".

Is that what U mean?

Yeah, that's fine...all I wanted to know. Thanks.

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