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Postby bimbla on Sun Aug 29, 2004 12:54 am

Web sites are posting links like: Microsoft Offers Free Windows XP Service Pack 2 CD

And then links like this: How To Remove Windows XP Service Pack 2

B.T.W. what is the opinion of our forum members on Win XP SP-2?

Any Athlon 64 users want to comment on the much talked about firewall and the antivirus?

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Postby Spazmogen on Sun Aug 29, 2004 7:26 am

No problems at my end with SP2 at all.

But, I am also using a legal copy of XP Home as well. I wonder how many people with illegal copies of XP are having trouble ? :D

I've disabled the XP firewall as I have a software one already & I'm behind a NAT router.
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Postby hoxlund on Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:16 am

thx to pilgrim recommendation i slipstreamed sp2 into my corporate edition of win xp pro full

and just formatted my computer last night and loaded my newly slipstreamed sp2

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Postby cfitz on Sun Aug 29, 2004 1:06 pm

hoxlund wrote:thx to pilgrim recommendation i slipstreamed sp2 into my corporate edition of win xp pro full

and just formatted my computer last night and loaded my newly slipstreamed sp2

computer is working top notch

Huh? I thought you already did that a week and a half ago:

http://www.cdrlabs.com/phpBB/viewtopic. ... ht=#121730


bimbla wrote:Any Athlon 64 users want to comment on the much talked about firewall and the antivirus?


More interesting is what do Athlon 64 users think about DEP, and what do Intel users think about their lack of hardware DEP?

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Postby CowboySlim on Sun Aug 29, 2004 9:24 pm

It's like how he takes a bath - every Sat. night whether needed or not. Fresh install of XP and then bath.
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Postby hoxlund on Sun Aug 29, 2004 9:48 pm

no i slipstreamed sp2 into one of my RETAIL version of win xp pro, got 2 free from microsoft from training

last night i slipstreamed sp2 into my corporate release, cause my co-workers said sp2 works on the windows keys i gave them

so i wanted to try it out, and sure enough it worked
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Postby cfitz on Sun Aug 29, 2004 10:33 pm

Oh, okay. Yes, SP2 works with all versions of XP. Home, Pro or otherwise; it makes no difference.

By the way, I like Slim's explanation better. :wink:

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Postby hoxlund on Sun Aug 29, 2004 10:35 pm

well i just thought since mine was a corporate edition, that it might not work, but im glad it does

no more retail cds for me until sp3
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Postby bimbla on Mon Aug 30, 2004 8:27 am

Like Cfitz rightly said, we want reactions from Athlon 64 owners.

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