Did SP1 slow down your computer?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Corvette, Aug 3, 2003.

  1. Corvette

    Corvette Sauske!

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    The question: Did SP1 slow down your computer like testimonials that appeared in the WinXPNews newsletter?
     
  2. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    That was a rare problem that they did fix.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I installed XP Pro on my desktop in November 2001 and noticed no sign of performance degradation after I installed SP1.
    My laptop came with an OEM XP Home SP1 installation anyways, so that wasn't a concern :)
     
  4. monmusion

    monmusion OSNN Addict

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    No slow down here or on any of my friends computers that I know of.
     
  5. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    No slow down here either. :)
     
  6. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    I had some slowdown when I downloaded it the first time, but it has never slowed down when I installed it off my slipstreamed copy.
     
  7. Corvette

    Corvette Sauske!

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    Amazing! That's another thing that has sent me in the direction of SP1 (With the other one being seeing if WindowBlinds 4 works with SP1) And which one fixed it anyway? Was it SP1 a?
     
  8. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    SP1a is the service pack without MS VM.

    Here
     
  9. Petros

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    I don't know what fixed it. It just worked right one day.
     
  10. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    Running quicker and smoother than it ever has...
     
  11. Yep, a lot. Every time Ive installed it it has (I format a heck of a lot, just waiting for my hard drive to feel the strain :p)
     
  12. Corvette

    Corvette Sauske!

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    And I already have the Sun Java VM (1.3.1 If I'm not mistaken!)
     
  13. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    it slowed down my boot a fair bit
     
  14. Tiesto

    Tiesto OSNN Addict

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    Yes, actually to the point where i noticed it. Thats why i have sp0 installed, no m$ updates. Pretty soon ill be running linux only since windows irratates me too much sometimes.
     
  15. NetRyder

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    LOL! :p
    AOL == the leech. Ones it's on, it won't get off.
     
  16. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    put simply before ya know when ya start up you get the lil bar that goes across on the boot screen.....beofre sp1 it went across 3 times, after sp1 it takes 30+ times going across before it continures. apart from thst it is exactly the same.
     
  17. jonifen

    jonifen pffff...

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    no slow downs at all - I noticed a bit of a slower boot when I upgraded sp0 to sp1, but after a reinstall off my slipstream cd, its exactly the same (infact, its more stable than sp0 imo)
     
  18. lechtard

    lechtard Guest

    I don't use that sp crap, so I would'nt know ------
     
  19. Corvette

    Corvette Sauske!

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    Well I have some good news!
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