XP Won't Update

  Legslip 03:37 14 Sep 2013

I have just completed a factory restore on a Compaq Presario PC. The factory restore states that it is Windows XP home edition with service Pack 2. Problem now is I cannot download any Windows updates. A web search revealed that in order to download Windows updates I need service Pack 3 installed. Trouble is I am going round in circles trying to find service Pack 3. Is it Windows XP Service Pack 3 Network Installation Package for IT Professionals and Developers or is there another version?

  michaelw 08:49 14 Sep 2013

Once sp3 is installed (if you have problems do it in safemode) turn on auto updates and they'll trickle through as and when. MS doesn't scan the pc like it used to for required updates.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

iPhone X review

How to find a font: Discover the name of a typeface with these apps

The best iPhone for 2017

Comment créer un compte PayPal pour payer en ligne ?