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XP Home SP2 Crashing On Certain Occasions

After on the phone with Microsoft support for over 5 hours, moving "unsigned" drivers to a new file, and doing step by step what I was instructed to do, including an Like many people, I had a thing against Microsoft simply because "*everyone else" did.(*always a stupid reason to do anything). And finally: Don't Panic if an application stops working: XP SP2 includes changes that attempt to make your computer more secure and safe from viruses, spyware, and other malicious applications. I use two machines most of the time 1. Source

I found a solution on the MS site but I am chicken about changing the registry. example: These *ALWAYS* freeze my PC: - Ford.com - Disney.com - myspace.com - facebook.com - Yahoo.com - cnn.com These websites NEVER freeze my PC: - Google.com - sun.com - geek.com - He finally came back after a further 2.5 days with the answer - I had two software modems installed and should remove one. I have whatever came with this computer, a Compaq S-4020WM from mid-2003 with Windows XP Home SP2, although I uninstalled a lot of things.

Leo September 14, 2004 10:40 AM You are *so* right. Categories | Full Archive By Date | Business Card | About Advertisements do not imply my endorsement of any product or service. Instead, select the one like "Leave your programs/file there" (or something like that). Hollar (3 Posts) gmail.com (never) geek.com (never) Google (never) Myspace (always) microsoft.com (any page) (always) Youtube (always) wral.com (always) Yahoo.com (never) Dont know if this helps.....you are very kind to look

So this is a reproducible glitch in the ZA7 installation. Before contacting the central server on the web, your browser checks Windows' HOSTS file for a domain/IP address match. by thumper / September 2, 2005 3:11 AM PDT In reply to: Have you installed Windows XP SP2? Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

It wont let me even with RNAV2003.exe.I cannot even run regedit. Using the site is easy and fun. Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech then i read that it was a problem with my pentium 4 id something like that so my pc will never see sp2 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse -

Within a few days of installing SP2 I installed Real player but my system kept shutting down & rebooting. In fact, the news reflects only a minority of installations - the vast majority of SP2 installations are working great. The good news is that so far I have had zero software problems, three days into the world of SP2. Nothing helped.

Android Apple Microsoft Science Gaming News Apps & Software Tablets Mobile Deals Follow Us Twitter Facebook StumbleUpon Google+ LinkedIn RSS Feed Get more Geek right in your inbox Facebook Twitter Googleplus There has been some reports from what I have seen, with a Laptop that by correcting the driver usage found the issue solved…You have not stated if you have a laptop Why does the user have to do that?Why is the uninstall process problematical, leaving remnants, sometimes crashing the computer? The only way I could get rid of SP2 completely was to delete enough of the operating software until there was no function, then format the drive and ghost my precious

I use ZoneAlarm for a software firewall and a Linksys router to a cable modem. this contact form As for the uninstall, there is nothing I can say, except the majority of people don't have a problem, and of those that do, most of them won't help ZoneLabs try That means visiting Windows Update and taking everything except SP2 itself. Please let me know if I can help provide any more details to help track these errors down so they don't deter anyone from playing this game / using the AGS

I use Spybot-Search and Destroy which monitors IE for badguy internet addresses - that's all - and I didn't think to disable it. After your security is updated, you are probably best to get the Windows activation process completed, and there will usually be a small icon in your taskbar reminding you as such What a mess, but now I am just ecstatic that it is fixed!! have a peek here Use this floppy to boot up your "bad" computer to do "low-format". (2).

by amazingsol / September 2, 2005 3:09 AM PDT In reply to: Have you installed Windows XP SP2? Anger level rising). Yes, I still get the automatic updates from Microsoft, and I still install them (they get too annoying otherwise).

Mike Leo April 25, 2005 9:17 AM I'd boot in safe mode to run both a virus scan and a spyware scan.

browser. (download firefox if you are not using it already). Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? The download took 10 minutes or so and then prompted me to restart my computer, now all I have staring at me is my beautiful tropical island wallpaper, no icons and Personally, i'd say, go with Firefox or even Opera, and uninstall IE from the computer, it's worse than garbage.

Im Running XP HOME SP2. I increased the page file to max and then in stalled Adobe Flash and shockwave player. There was nothing consistent about what caused these problems, they did not happen before SP2, apart from when I had MS updates installed. http://webwonder.net/xp-home/xp-home-over-top-of-win-98.php I already have a firewall program, etc.

It is also unclear whether you are experiencing problems only when you navigate to the Microsoft Updates site, or if the issue affects Automatic Updates as well. Leverage the gift of anti-malware extensions Security will be the biggest problem for those who choose to stay with Windows XP, and organizations will need to remain ever vigilant in their