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Punkychan

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It could be a dumb question...is it worth to install SP1 ? I've installed it once but it set my PC to go a little weird ( the vid card not working properly, and my pc tends to slog a bit etc etc ) but really worth to install it again ? Cause I can't have my USB 2.0 to work.Thanks
 

Petros

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I'd go ahead and install it. Your problems sound pretty unique...SP1 has been out a while, and most people use it with no problem. When I first installed it, I had a few problems like you're having, but it seems they've disappeared.

Consider making a Windows XP CD with SP1 slipstreamed in. They have an easy-to-use tool at FlexBeta.net, or you can find tutorials on how to do it manually.
 

Elroy Jetson

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with all the security updates and usb2 support, really worth the while. no problems to report here.
 

Xie

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you should just for security reasons ... after you do it maybe check your mobo makers site for usb 2.0 drivers?
 

punkandacoke

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Security...Sp1 supposedly patched obvious and well exploited holes, that have gone patchless otherwise.
 

Punkychan

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Xie said:
you should just for security reasons ... after you do it maybe check your mobo makers site for usb 2.0 drivers?

I can't update driver unless I install SP1.I'd do it anyway...thanks
++Another question., I've got an XP Pro CD with SP1 ., could I just install and overwrite the existing one w/out losing my datas I mean, upgrade installation ??
 

devynal

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It'd be easier to just use Windows Update, Punky, and a lot less time consuming. :)
 

XpGuy1

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I agree with Devynal... the update seems the easier route to go IMO
 

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