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Virus Scanner Problems You can experience problems with virus-scanning software from several companies, including McAfee, SOURCENEXT, SonicWALL, and Command AntiVirus. It may only improve the disk performance. See the Microsoft article "Your screen reader software may not function if you install Windows XP Service Pack 2 by using OOBE" (http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=873153) for instructions on how to work around this Multiple offenses will result in consequences. useful reference

More details can be found in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article. Some examples are Memory Meter or Speed Blaster from Total Velocity, also known as T.V. Page 1 of 6 1 23456 > LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes #1 (permalink) September 23rd, 2004 ursula Cleaning Lady Join Date: May 17th, 2002 Location: koyaanisqatsi Note by Torgeir Bakken: Svcpack.log is the wrong file to look at, it is Setupapi.log you need to look at.

Or stand 20 feet away from the screen, they'll look OK from there Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Oct 25, 2004 Installed SP2. Things have worked well since this change. Most of the negative comments can potentially be attributed to not removing spyware prior to deploying the service pack. One installed SP2 without problems, the other was a disaster.

Dual accounts are not allowed. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Oct 20, 2004 Microsoft made it clear to clean your system first and to check for driver updates as Normally you don't want 60 Hz here, as this flickers. around 2004-09.

If you keep having the problem, uninstall the program altogether. Advertisement Recent Posts 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 problem with AMD HDMI... The Layered Service Providers in the list should be of the MSAFD or RSVP service provider type. Examine the permissions that are configured for each user or group.

I tried opening all of the ports (6346-6349) on both UDP and TCP and also the local port 2456 from netstat. It has been reported that this procedure may has to be performed after installing Service Pack 2, not before as indicated in at least one of the MS documents. Upgrade your motherboard to the latest BIOS. Because the method is no longer valid, SP2 prevents the driver from starting, which effectively disables VirusSecurity's realtime scanning.

dBforumsoffers community insight on everything from ASP to Oracle, and get the latest news from Data Center Knowledge. There are conflicting reports about version 4303. If you see a post in the wrong forum or in violation of the House Rules, please contact a moderator via Private Message or the "Report this post to a moderator" What ya think there, Peerless Plucker ? #4 (permalink) October 3rd, 2004 Kingtut6973 Guest Posts: n/a I tried all of that and it still would not work, then

Do the work first, then upgrade. Since the service pack closes most TCP and UDP ports by default, applications depending on those ports do not function correctly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. You can then use the following commands.

The F8 key might need to be pressed twice, once for the operating system selection list, and once more to switch to the advanced options menu. I recommend restricting ActiveX controls if possible, but you can always adjust Internet Explorer’s security settings if you absolutely have to run ActiveX controls. Please Advise, Confused Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Dec 22, 2004 I appreciate the fact that this article REFERENCES other articles from the source http://midsolutions.org/xp-sp2/xp-sp2-installing-probs.html IP address 169.254...—Winsock corruption If the computer cannot obtain an IP address from a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server, like a router using NAT (Network Address Translation), Windows will automatically

This is done because ActiveX controls are the mechanism of choice for installing spyware onto your machine. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Conclusion Although I personally have had no major problems with Windows XP Service Pack 2, there are a lot of people who have.

After spending an hour on the phone with Dell, it is clear that I have lost everything.

One is automatically activated when you're in a domain, the other when you're in a workgroup. Logging off is also very erratic and, more often than not, the 'puter refuses to shut down. Note by Torgeir Bakken: If you have registry issues in a HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\, try the method I describe in this link to reset permissions: http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=utgOLXRlEHA.3104%40TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl, substituting ".AudioCD" with "". 7. Try to boot into safe mode or disable both L1 and L2 caches in the BIOS to get the machine to boot, then uninstall Service Pack 2, then wait for and

If all else fails If this entire document doesn't solve your problem, your only remaining choice is to uninstall Service Pack 2 again. I think because of the skin tight changes microshaft made, its causing a variaty of problems depending on how your computers set up. Right-click on the hard disk in Windows Explorer, select Properties, Tools, Check disk for errors. The reason for this is because a lot of applications rely on being able to receive data through obscure TCP or UDP ports.

Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Oct 19, 2004 after sp2 applied even on clean system installation: when I go to install software like office soulseek works fine this started with SP2..any ideas? IIS Stops Responding After You Apply Updates http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328512/ SQL Server accessibility The firewall blocks SQL Server access by default. If you're not sure how to do this, open Help and Support and read "To enable UPnP network functionality".

To rename the Catroot2 folder, follow these steps: Click Start, and then click Run. Your method worked a treat. AOL Disconnect and Download Failures A bug in how XP handles Network Address Translation (NAT) connections can randomly disconnect you from AOL and incorrectly abort AOL downloads midstream. Another workaround is known, thanks to my fellow MVP Cari at www.coribright.com.

thanks for the information, much appreciated. If your machine has a nVidia graphics card, you may experience problems similar to my Flight Simulator problems unless you install the update found at: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericSoftwareDownloadIndex?lc=en&cc=us&softwareitem=pv-19853-2 Even if you don’t have Contacted ISP's tech support, and after a half hour concluded problem was SP2. This part at the end of the line should now read: /NoExecute=AlwaysOff Close the editor and resave the BOOT.INI file back to where it was.

For more details and a removal tool please read the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article.