Installing XP Service Pack 2

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Fresh Fighter, Jan 2, 2005.

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  1. Fresh Fighter

    Fresh Fighter Registered Member

    Jan 1, 2005

    My System

    Software all using latest definitions.


    Avast 4.5 Home Edition.
    Kerio 2.15
    Prevx Home
    Process Guard 3.1 - Free

    On Demand

    Adaware Se
    Ewido - Free
    Tech Prot/F Prot for Dos - On Demand AV scanner
    Spyware Blaster 3.2
    Script Defender

    Windows XP Home SP1
    Mozilla Firefox (Use it for 99% of browsing)
    Mozilla Thunderbird (Use it for all email)
    Mailwasher 1.33
    Safe XP (Recommended Settings)

    I have the above software installed. I want to install the Service Pack
    2 To Windows XP Home. I am still on dial up and just recently got my SP2 cd.

    I have recently re-installed all my Os and Software. I have checked on my PC
    Manufacturers website, and downloaded the patches that are recommended
    for their software.

    Would I encounter any incompatabilities with them using Service Pack 2 and how
    much disc (disk!)space would it take up??

    Would I have to reset any changes that are made using Safe XP before applying the

    I am using Process Explorer and enabled it to replace Task Manager, would this
    have to be changed back and lastly how would I do it?

  2. feddup

    feddup Registered Member

    Oct 30, 2004
    Installing SP2

    I'm not sure anyone can make promises that SP2 will go perfectly. I updated XP Pro SP1a the day it came out without problems. Just this week I clean installed from the SP1a disc and then followed with the SP2 disc without problems. I can't speak about your other software incompatabilities but I've been steadily loading more and more security programs expecting to induce problems. They may not be interacting perfectly but I believe SP2 ia a non issue for me at least.
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