SP2 - When?

Hipster Doofus

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

Xie

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

Hipster Doofus

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

Slipstream July....slipstream July.......slipstream, format July........slipstream, format July........
 

NetRyder

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

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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.
 

Hipster Doofus

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

trackrat

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Hipster Doofus said:
Yeah can't understand it either. Waste of a disk & time. I am hanging out for the official release though.
I concur the official release for me.
 

Xie

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

Xie

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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
 

muzikool

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

muzikool

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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: :)
 

Perris Calderon

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muzikool said:
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: :)
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
 

Graebob

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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.
 

SPeedY_B

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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)
 

Xie

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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.
 

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