SP1 thru auto update

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by jak deth, Sep 26, 2002.

  1. jak deth

    jak deth Guest

    Got a pleasant surprise, started the SP1 update thru auto updater and it took an inventory of my machine. As I have stayed current with all updates it cut it down to a 47 meg download. Still a lot for a dial-up connection, close to 2 1/2 hrs but beats 133 megs which is 7+ hrs on a 56.
  2. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

    Amongst the Native Ones
    Yep, good for you, but it'd be better to download the whole package if you have to reinstall XP fresh and reapply sp1, don't you think so ?
  3. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

    Amstelveen, The Netherlands
    i agree with Ant -|- One... its better to download the full package
  4. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    if i'd used exprees update it was bout 4mb,still a fait while on 56k. i installed the full update.
  5. jak deth

    jak deth Guest

    For sure, which is why I am having my son who is an Asst. VP for IT Administartion for a large brokerage house in NY burn me a copy and send it. I can't use co. resources where I work to make personal discs. I live in a black hole of the net where I cannot get DSL or Cable, approx. 20% of the households are in this 'bermuda triangle" ergo, no hi-speed dwnldg for me.

    I also need the full SP1 to make a slipstreamed bootable XP disc w/ SP1