New Solutions for Windows XP SP3 Upgrade Woes

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elo231

According to some poster on another forum...

If you have not install SP3 into a OEM based AMD system then change the following registry setting first.

HKEY_Local_Machine>system>Current Control Set>Services
Find intelppm and change the value from a 1 to a 4.

If you have alreay install SP3 then see if you cna go into safemode and then change the registry setting.

I've install XP with SP3 slipstreamed on a few DIY AMD bases system and there are no problems with it.

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dethdeks

have you tried to shut it off by doing

start > run > net stop messenger?

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cjrlauve

I am glad that my SP3 update worked-- on two computers. One is AMD system and both have tweaked boot logos. But, no problems. I haven't really noticed any difference, except on my MCE system it turned on Messenger within the Media Center interface. Strange?

-John

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JNorman

Bill Gates is So rich he's giving away Vista basic as SP3. All SP3 is,is Vista Basic without the fancy overtones ! thanks for the update Microsoft. And yes I'm glad I still pay for it.

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Queenof1

I'll be keeping my SP2, thank you very much. When all the bugs are worked out in a yr or so, then maybe.

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JD2299

No problems at all. It was a seamless upgrade, and I've had no problems. Computer is as stable as it was before.

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