Trouble with Service Pack 2 (XP)

  Doire_Bhoy 13:31 19 Dec 2005

My brother just installed SP2 and now his pc has frooze. He rebooted 3 times and still the same problem.

Any ideas. Thanks.

  stalion 13:41 19 Dec 2005

try booting in to safe mode keep pressing f8 on boot up if succesful uninstall sp2 in add and remove programs
Best to do a clean up and de-frag before installing sp2

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:49 19 Dec 2005

Sp2 install usually has problems if spyware etc already on PC.

As suggested unistall in safemode, scan for spyware and viruses empty temp files and defrag before attempting to reinstall

  Mytob 15:37 19 Dec 2005

iv had a few probs with the first few versions of it. they first 3 releases aparntly broke any pc they were installed on so that says alot for it lol. id order a cd from M$ and use that and with futuer sp id wait a month or so befor installing it so they can iron out the problems.

  woodchip 15:46 19 Dec 2005

You should Disable any Anti-Virus before running SP2

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