need help on SP1

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by canadian_divx, Oct 27, 2002.

  1. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    i am reinstalling win xp pro after a format, should i install sp1 before any other software or after all other software is installed
     
  2. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    I would install all major software first, such as MS Office, Norton programs, etc.
     
  3. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    so everything like my updated drivers, office, norton, firewall, and not games and p2p programs and stuff
     
  4. madmatt

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    That's the way I would do it.
     
  5. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    ok thanks man
    and thanks for replying so fast
     
  6. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    and do you know what is the best gforce driver out?
     
  7. dayle

    dayle Guest

    i would slipestream the xp disk with the service pack
     
  8. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    The best GeForce Drivers at the mo for WinXP are the Beta Dets 40.7x
    I also agree with dayle, you could slipstream the Service Pack to the WinXP install CD, search the forums for slipstream to see how to do this.
     
  9. jak_deth

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    make a ss xp disk w/ sp1, then install all apps. also use ntfs fs, (this goes w/o saying).

    2nd suggestion, if you don't have an xp disc w/ sp1 ss I would install OS, then sp1, then apps.

    "Ask 3 techs how to do something, get 3 diff answers :)"
     
  10. Geffy

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    Thats prob as there isnt a right way to do anything, only ones to minimise the quantity of s*cough*t hitting the fan