Yesterday I noticed in my Notification Bar the small shield indicating that an Update was being downloaded and didn't know how to stop it! However, I pressed Ctrl,Alt, Delete and stopped the programme runing. I then went to Windows Update to see what had happened and under Express Updates it said that SP3 had been downloaded but not installed and inviting me to click Install Now. Things are running well at the moment and all updates installed up to mid Aug. I do not want SP3. When routine updates arrive in Sep will I be able to install these or will Windows want me to install SP3 first? I have rather belatedly turned off Automatic Updares! Second, is there any way I can delete or otherwise get rid of this SP3 download? As you may have guessed I am not very sophisticated in computers!
Thanks for your replies. I have been reading reports in this forum about some of the difficulties experienced with this update. I thought some people had suggested that if one was up to date with all updates and did not use the internet much then possibly SP3 was not so important. OK, I will give it a go when I've screwed up my courage!
Windows® XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) includes all previously released updates for the operating system. This update also includes a small number of new functionalities, which do not significantly change customers’ experience with the operating system.
Fruit Bat /\0/\.. And also from my own experience.
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