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Need full download SP2 for Win XP home to save on HD

by bently / June 12, 2005 2:44 AM PDT

I will be installing a new HD with fresh install of Win XP home with sp1 on disk.

I want to download SP 2 and have it saved on older HD ready to install when I get new HD up and running.

Tried MS download page and can not find the SP2 file to download. I think it recogonizes that I have SP2 installed.

Is there a site I can download SP2 and save it to my HD?



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Use Google
by Yew / June 12, 2005 2:58 AM PDT

Type in some words like "service pack 2" and "full", and you should be presented with a few sites where you can download it. It should be on the order of 260MB. If you're on dialup, I think Microsoft is still sending out free SP2 CDs.

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Got mine here...
by glenn30 / June 12, 2005 3:15 AM PDT
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there are new updates
by skippyd333 / June 12, 2005 4:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Got mine here...

since the cd came out.

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(NT) (NT) Yes.. need to go to Windows Updates after installing SP
by glenn30 / June 12, 2005 5:09 AM PDT
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got it
by bently / June 12, 2005 6:55 AM PDT

Thanks to all.

I had tried Google, but when I followed the thread, I ended up with all kinds of SP2, but not for for win xp home.

Thanks again,


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(NT) (NT) You're welcome bently, glad you are all fixed! :)
by glenn30 / June 12, 2005 7:11 AM PDT
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