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Help me regarding unistalltion of service pack3 of xp

by internet_guy / September 20, 2008 9:04 AM PDT

i want to remove the sp3 but i get the error called the specified filed not found

when i check the spunist.log ,it has this

374.984: Rename failed. Source path c:\windows\$NtUninstallKB952954$ does not exist.
374.984: DoUninstall: ProcessReverseMigrateSection failed with error 0x0
375.000: CreateProgressWizardAndDoUninstall: Uninstall Failure 0x2
376.422: Message displayed to the user: The system cannot find the file specified.
376.422: User Input: OK
377.219: Message displayed to the user: The Service Pack 3 was not uninstalled.
377.219: User Input: OK
377.219: The Service Pack 3 was not uninstalled.

i check for the KB952954$ security update in my system,it was there
but the windows says it cant find the file,so i reinstalled this security update ,still the same problem

can anyone help me on this,i want to get rid of sp3 as it messed up my system

PS; i forget to do the system restore

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Bummer
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 20, 2008 9:10 AM PDT

It looks like you ran a disk cleanup, registry or other cleaner after the install. To go back now requires you to reinstall the OS.

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nah
by internet_guy / September 21, 2008 1:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Bummer

it has nothing to do with it

i have been in Microsoft forums and many people were facing the same problem while uninstalling sp3 as it is making their pc run slower

and its the same error

specified file cant be found ,anyways thanks got the help, i will do clean reinstall of xp and avoid sp3 next time in automatic updates

i dont like microsoft now

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