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problems downloading SP1

I cannot download Windows XP SP1 through the Windows Update page, is there any other way I can get it besides ordering the CD?

when i try to download SP1, it just hangs for a long time, then it tells me that the update has failed to install properly.

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that page gives me a link to a microsoft page, which then gives me a link to windows update...

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SP1 WILL NOT INSTALL

i get to the install screen, but the progress bar doesnt move...

what can i do?

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Re: SP1 WILL NOT INSTALL

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