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Can SP1 download and install all by it self??

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cyber mouse45

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I just have to know if it can do that or not without letting me know. Cuz if it can, then I think that would explain why my pc is acting up for no reason, and why I have a Windows SP1 thing in my add/remove programs. Can it do that??? :eh?:
 

Taylor

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I enabled auto updates on a box last winter, and SP1 I believe is one of the ones that did self-install without further ado. But I'm not sure, and for other reasons I ended up wiping the disk and never did re-enable auto-update. Sorry I can't be more definite.

Hey what rank do we need to get before we can write our own title? On my forum we can do it after I think 25 posts.

*wait* Oh I see you got Shadow to do it for you. Well, with all the traffic here I understand the rule.
 
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cyber mouse45

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Damn, that would do it then. I had auto updates disabled on my laptop ‘till like two days ago, and then it got enabled it for about two hours while I way doing something. Then wham!! My network card didn’t work, my pc was running really slow, the screen resolution was all wack, my dvd/cdrw was acting up, and a bunch of other crap. :mad: I spent all day trying to fix it, and I just finished cleaning it up, and backing up every thing, getting ready to reformat. I guess I’ll go through with it now that I uninstalled everything. Arrrgghhhh, I hate this!
 
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cyber mouse45

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Ok, I just discovered that it’s on my main rig to. I just hooked it up to DSL last night since my laptop wasn’t working, and I hadn’t disabled auto updates yet. :bang head Nothing bad has happened yet, but is it ok to uninstall it? I don’t want it on here.

Oh, and thanks a lot for your help Taylor. :)
 

Taylor

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Cool I'm glad I helped, wasn't sure I had...I don't know about uninstalling sp1, but I see it's on the list when I look at the "remove programs" dialogue.

FWIW I put sp1 on before I installed the non-crucial hardware, such as my burner, and before I installed the onboard LAN and sound, and before I enabled usb. Don't know if there's a problem but I don't think there is. Ignorance is bliss. Whisky?