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Different XP version clarification

by kami2k / March 25, 2009 4:39 PM PDT

Hi, I want to know what is the difference between windows xp

ver 5.1 build 2600 Sp3_xpsp

and ver 5.1 build 2600 Sp3_qfe

what does xpsp and qfe stands for?

thanks
Kami

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QFE
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2009 9:17 PM PDT

Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) is a Microsoft term for the delivery of individual service updates to its operating systems and application programs.

Only Microsoft will have details beyond that and as this is all you provided I can't go any deeper.

Why would you ask this? Something borken?
Bob

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no
by kami2k / March 25, 2009 9:27 PM PDT
In reply to: QFE

nop nothing broken, my friend has qfe in about box and i have spxp, i was wondering what is the diff.
thx

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Then it's just another subversion or "other"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2009 9:36 PM PDT
In reply to: no

It's rather meaningless on its own. For this one I shrug and move onto what the issue/problem is. If there is no problem we still keep moving.
Bob

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