To help the process go a little smoother:
1.) Create a System Restore point as a precautionary measure. (Reverting will remove SP1 if necessary.)
2.) Close any unnecessary software before starting the installation.
3.) Install SP1 from the downloadable version instead of through Windows Update. It's much larger and Microsoft recommends individuals use Windows Update instead, but it's proven to be less problematic.
I have vista home basic and recently installed Service Pack 1.
1)everything is MUCH SLOWER
2)with most applications(Internet Explorer 7, Windows Mail and most
websites and even Word 2007)the page ghosts out and I get the
3)sometimes when I am typing in Word2007,it will hang in the middle
of a word- most annoying
Any ideas of how to correct this.
Make it simple please, I am a senior and not terribly computer literate.