SP2 - When?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Hipster Doofus, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    So when is the official release of sp2 suppose to happen? I'm hanging out to do a slipstream & format.
     
  2. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    I've read that the release date has been moved back to July.
     
  3. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    July, I hear. Check out unattended.msfn.org if you can't wait. That is an amazing resource for unattended installs.
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    OK. Well it's getting closer.........sort of. :D

    Slipstream July....slipstream July.......slipstream, format July........slipstream, format July........
     
  5. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    July is good. I'll be done with finals by then, so I might go with a format too. [​IMG]
     
  6. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    I don't understand why there are so many people who are desparately trying to make a XPSP2 CD using beta versions. Why don't they just wait until the final is released. lol.
    Not talking about you guys here.
     
  7. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Yeah can't understand it either. Waste of a disk & time. I am hanging out for the official release though.
     
  8. trackrat

    trackrat Birmingham UK

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    I concur the official release for me.
     
  9. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Sadly nothing is ever "final" release with Microsoft. :p
     
  10. Vetrius

    Vetrius Coenfidentialityism

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    I've never heard truer words "spoken"
     
  11. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Also for that reason I'll probably wait a few weeks to install it .. let it do a more mass "beta" testing/patching. :D
     
  12. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I'm itching to reformat now. I wonder if I can wait another couple of months to do it.
     
  13. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    then just reformate :) i did it lasy night. (not my idea but sometimes system restore donesnt like being played with) the auto patcher Xp worked great. 250 meg download. but i got back up in no time and i had to reboot only 3 times with a formate/install and patches. (maybe 4)
     
  14. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    The main thing I fear is redoing the amount of GUI customization that I've done. I've got most of the files saved and whatnot, but hacking this DLL and that DLL is just more work. And of course I just won't be satisfied with the default XP shell. :shrug: :)
     
  15. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I don't get the pasion people running xo have with reformats muzicool. My computer is so much faster long into the instal then when I first get the os running, and ya, plenty has to do with the interface settings, but plenty also has to do with optimization the os does for itself

    I do love to read about the reformatt strategies you guys have though.

    but I still wonder
     
  16. Graebob

    Graebob Generally Random

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    My current reformat strategy has consisted of putting win2k on this comp. Its MUCH faster for my current setup, but it does lack nice features over XP. Having never used windows 2000, my jury is still out in this feature.
     
  17. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    You'll regret it, I went back to 2k remembering how much faster and better it was.. well, it's not :D 2k makes you realise just how good XP is (I think, anyway)
     
  18. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Yeah I've never really understood how ppl can format like what seems constantly. Every system I've had I run till I upgrade w/out any problems.