I’m not sure why there is this sudden interest in upgrading to XP, but there are issues and concerns which need to be addressed before a final decision is made. Question: I thought about it and I still want to upgrade. Windows XP now starts for the first time and is ready for driver installation. Here are a few questions you should be asking before you insert that Windows XP CD. http://odenews.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-updates-downloads.html
Do you trust a random guy "patching" your system? While the terminology and screens may vary depending on your CD burning program choice and version, the principles remain the same and can be easily adapted no matter what burning software They are notorious for causing problems with an upgrade. Ryan K Reply November 17, 2013 During install, I clicked the WSUS button at the bottom and pointed it to my WSUS server. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/913086
There's an open source build server called Unattended [sourceforge.net] that can provide a fully patched Windows build automatically - you provide the installer CD and it will pull down all the I know there must be one out there. Re: (Score:2) by myowntrueself ( 607117 ) writes: I got to that page after waiting patiently for each intervening page to load...I'm downloading on a Mac so no WGA validation for Last time I had visited the site, they are developing a client that would download the patches directly from the MS servers and after that act like the old Autopatcher.
There may be more comments in this discussion. Re: (Score:2) by Culture20 ( 968837 ) writes: for the pedant in all of us: for /f %%X in ('dir /b *.exe') do %%X --quiet --noreboot && sleep 120 there, I Select your transfer method, from one of the following selections: Floppy drive or other removable media (Recommended) - select this option if you have a USB memory key, USB hard drive, Nlite They aren't *that* far behind...
STEP 1 - DOWNLOAD XP SP3 First, you'll need to download the Windows XP SP3 Network Installation Package, which is the standalone install for XP. Problems with Slashdot: 1) Bad stories create bad discussions. They aren't *that* far behind... website here Re: (Score:2) by irtza ( 893217 ) writes: if MS wanted to roll out an "evil" patch - they would merely embed it as part of a much needed security update.
Vielen Dank. How To Install Windows 7 Problems with Microsoft: What Microsoft offers is not complete, so volunteers try to help. This clever bit of software is used to take your XP installation disc, SP3 and updates you've already downloaded, and create a brand-new XP installation disc with everything already applied. Be sure to label your discs thoroughly (such as "My Files Disc 1" etc.) so you can quickly restore them later.
No need to run another lengthly installation after the install is done. http://ccm.net/faq/3024-windows-xp-update-without-the-installation-cd Re:c't Offline Update (Score:4, Informative) by simong ( 32944 ) writes: on Tuesday February 12, 2008 @04:18AM (#22389704) Homepage That's actually a good way of doing it. Download All Windows Xp Updates Since Sp3 Back to Top Step 3: Prepare your computer for reinstallation Check to ensure that all your installation media is available. Wsus Offline Update Back to Top Step 6: Connect your computer to the internet or network Plug in any network or modem cables you disconnected earlier.
Microsoft has made available on their website some excellent documentation regarding upgrading to Windows XP. see here Select where you want to save the file and click Save. STEP 3 - DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL NLITE Now you need to download and install nLite. You can still yell at me, but I assume no responsibility for your actions and use of the information and disclaim any legal responsibility for any consequences of such actions. Windows Xp Download
I personally think it significant that Microsoft acted against Autopatcher shortly after they added MS Office support. NLite will automatically slipstream the files into the installation. Now is also the time to get rid of old files, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and anything else that tends to mount up over time and never be referenced. this page Re: (Score:2) by Sancho ( 17056 ) writes: There have always been solutions you could use to solve this problem, though.
However, the RyanVM [ryanvm.net] and Xable [xable.net] update packs have been offered for years and integrate into your installation disc. Windows Xp Iso XP Index >>> A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | Share twitter facebook linkedin nLite (Score:2, Informative) by Nehle ( 784297 ) writes: Ever heard of nLite [nliteos.com] or vLite [vlite.net]?
The included scripts allow for a fully automated install of all updates from the CD or DVD, even including any necessary intervening reboots. You can now install Windows XP from your new disc, and manually apply the Media patches, too. Install any connection software required by your Internet service provider (ISP). Windows Xp Service Pack 3 Click "Start" to download updates and create the ISO file.
Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Pirates are pirates...... (Score:5, Insightful) by Ardaen ( 1099611 ) writes: on Tuesday February 12, 2008 @03:42AM (#22389516) Uhm...1. Re: (Score:3, Informative) by NorQue ( 1000887 ) writes: Autopatcher was surely hurt by that but I believe they found a "loophole" in MS's demands. For free. http://odenews.net/windows-xp/upgrade-windows-xp-to-windows-8-free-download.html Leave A Response Cancel reply Name* Email* Website Time limit is exhausted.
Re: (Score:2) by kasek ( 514492 ) writes: you do realize you linked to a SP2 CD, while this article is discussing a CD containing all the POST-SP2 patches and updates? Everyone's happy. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Interesting) by Sancho ( 17056 ) writes: I don't usually run Windows, but for those rare instances where I need to install it, I Choose the options to hide Media Player 11, and any video driver updates from M$ (they usually break things).
Fortunately, there's a simple way to get round this, by using a few tools to create a brand-new installation disc that has all of the updates and patches pre-loaded. The Legend. In general, it is very unattractive for companies to try to contract for support with more than one support agency. By performing a Manual Reinstall, you will no longer be able to do a PC Restore or Restore to Factory Settings.
Make a fresh copy of your current operating system boot disk or Emergency Repair Disk. Re: (Score:2) by SuiteSisterMary ( 123932 ) writes: And if you're doing it often enough, you're installing from a custom CD with the various service packs and vital patches already slipstreamed Download the following files into this folder, so that you can run these Media updates manually later: WindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB2803821-v2-x86-ENU.exeWindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB2378111-x86-ENU.exeWindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB978695-x86-ENU.exeWindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB975558-x86-ENU-fix.exeWindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB973540-x86-ENU.exeWindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB954155-x86-ENU.exeWindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB952069-v2-x86-ENU.exe STEP 5 - ADD SP3 AND UPDATES Click Next and you can load If your computer connects to the internet through a router, then your router should contain some or all of your internet connection information.
Once selected, click Next. Obviously requiring all that creates problems in helping someone with his or her home computer, or with a cash register computer in a small store, for example. You'll need to have your original Windows XP installation disc to hand before you start. Updates on CD are innovative? (Score:2) by gig ( 78408 ) writes: Only Microsoft could make downloadable updates suck so bad that an update CD would be called "innovative".
Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by tepples ( 727027 ) writes: I understand that America is a big place and it's difficult to connect that last few percent of Your screen may blink several times during this process, which is normal. The information to input, and the order it is provided, is shown below: Click Next on the Regional and Language Options window. Download now to prevent problems with CD burning.
Upgrading a desktop or new laptop computer can be a pain when it comes to installing all of the new programs you want. For MS it is all about controlling the distribution chain. The Run dialogue box is accessed from [Start] [Run] The command to begin the extraction is: C:\XP-SP3\en_windows_xp_service_pack_3_release_candidate_1_x86_60967.exe -x The prompt for where to store the extracted files shown above will open.