XP SP1 how to check if installed

  Boy Zone 20:21 16 Jan 2003
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  Boy Zone 20:21 16 Jan 2003

Hi to all,
My computer has recently been in for repair, where it had XP home reinstalled. How can I check to see if it has the SP 1 installed, and if not can I install this from my CD which I know has SP1 on the CD?
Can I re-install Win XP as in pepair?

Thanks to you all

  misery 20:24 16 Jan 2003

stra/control panel/system/device manager and there on the screen wil be your windows XP and service pack 1 (if installed)

  Boy Zone 20:28 16 Jan 2003

thanks it seems that SP1 is not installed.
Can I carry out action as inital questions re-install XP or is there a repair function on CD?

  « Ravin » 20:41 16 Jan 2003

another way to see if sp1 is installed is to look for the entry in control panel add/remove programs.

if you just had windows xp installed why would you want to reinstall it again? but yes you can perform a repair install.

  Boy Zone 20:58 16 Jan 2003

Thanks Ravin,
Its along story. Just checked what you recommend, its not within add/remove programs.
How do I perform a repair to XP and add SP1 from my own CD? Will it add SP1?

  « Ravin » 21:24 16 Jan 2003

when you boot from the xp cd and start the installation you get an option to either set up a fresh copy of xp or repair an existing version. choose the repair option. i think you'll have to press R. once setup is over you can install sp1 from your cd.

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