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thanks techie Dec 27, 2009 #6 raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241 +10 Not as effectively done... Another Microsfot rollercoaster discovery ride rene.fennet, May 14, 2008 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. moneyspider1, Mar 31, 2006 #4 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 You may not have done the search properly; search both up and down the log files for "access So, I'm wondering if anyone can help me out with this issue. useful reference

so kindly resolve it John Recovered-restored XP, but reverted back to SP2 - how can I get it to revert back to previously installed SP3? Note where they are. Thanks. Loading...

I can get into control panel and add remove programs. flavallee replied Mar 18, 2017 at 10:32 AM No voltage PSU 12v CH2 Micaptcha replied Mar 18, 2017 at 10:27 AM Black Screen flavallee replied Mar 18, 2017 at 10:22 AM Whenever they try to install it, Windows shows following error message: Service Pack 3 setup error. Categories | Full Archive By Date | Business Card | About Advertisements do not imply my endorsement of any product or service.

Seriously, that's about as accurate a term as we can use. Carl Spencer highlights one precaution some XP users need to take before applying Service Pack 3:" Windows Secrets Newsletter • Issue 227 • 2010-01-14 http://www.windowssecrets.com/2009/12/17/07-XP-users-will-soon-need-SP3-but-be-wary-of-IE-8 Jan 16, 2010 #9 (You Many computer manufacturers don't by default include the installation media for pre-installed software. Update 19-May-2009: commentor Ken B also points this Microsoft Knowledgebase article on the topic: You receive an error message when you try to install Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Windows

Sign in to add this video to a playlist. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. When the Registry Editor opens there should be five items with + signs listed in the left pane, each beginning with "HKEY," each representing a different branch of the Registry. Then Spysweeper was reinstalled.

Or it could be due to any of a number of other causes. imagecko, Mar 7, 2008 #14 rene.fennet Joined: May 14, 2008 Messages: 1 Hi there, Needle in a haystack to find this thread... Is that even possible? Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

This repair install will likely restore Windows to functionality... Service Pack installation did not complete. Thanks in advance. Should I reinstall Windows from a fresh boot, or by running the installer from within Windows? 6 Comments Ken B May 18, 2009 9:40 AM Before you go the long route

Any ideas? • Well, I don't know what's causing your "Access Denied". Or you could start with a clean slate. The answer to your problem most likely depends upon the answer to the last question, and can include virus infection, improperly installed anti-virus, hardware fault and many other things. Lex Selfmade Life 191,088 views 5:39 Fix Windows XP Activation Infinite Loop by Britec - Duration: 4:20.

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Keith Ware May 20, 2009 1:12 AM Hi Leo I downloaded a utility called Windows Install Clean Up from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301 when I had a problem with partially installed applications.

Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. Not what you needed? Howard White October 23, 2010 7:53 AM My problem was "access denied" on SP3. Permissions for the entire "SSDPSRV" folder were changed for Full Control, but still "Access Is Denied" when SP2 installation is attempted.

Tried to install SP3 and getting Error: Windows XP SP3 Setup Error: Cannot Update a Checked (Debug) System with a Free (Retail) Version of Service Pack 3 performed: --- In right-side So I went into add remove programs and windows components and removed IE. Download and install the SubInACL.msi file from here. 2. Loading...

Finally, a possible cause could be from corrupted operating system files due to a Virus, Trojan, Rootkit, Spyware, or other Malware infection. While the CD should be good, depending on how much time has passed, I'd still be tempted to just hit Windows Update and let it install the current SP2 as a Reformatting a machine is a major step that erases everything. One way is to reboot the computer into "Safe Mode," where the actual "Administrator" account will be listed on the Welcome Screen.

When I right click on my computer and click on manage I can see the event logs but I cannot double click them for more information. Save the file with name "SP3.bat" or "SP3.cmd". 4.