A Service Pack is a collection of updates, fixes or enhancements to a software program, which comes to you in the form of a single installable package. All you need to do is to simply download and install the Service Pack, which will equip your computer with the necessary updates. Microsoft releases Service Packs for Windows users, so that their computers are updated well enough to deliver optimum performance. Once you know what Service Pack Windows or another program is running on, you'll need to check to see if it's the latest available. If you're not running the latest Service Pack, you should download and install it as soon as possible.
Sometimes, even after successfully downloading the Service Pack, you might still have problems with loading the package. It was reported that many users found it difficult to load Service Pack 2 into their Windows computer. This problem could cause major performance issues for computers running on various Windows versions. You can perform a Windows XP repair using the XP installation CD that will remove the troublesome Service Pack 2 from your computer. Go to the Windows Update Page to reinstall Service Pack 2.
The following Windows tech support guidelines will help you fix Service Pack issues associated with your Windows XP computer.
- Insert the Windows XP installation CD into your computer’s optical drive and restart the system.
- When the computer reboots, you will be displayed with a message that says, Press any key to boot from CD. Now press any key to boot from the CD.
- This will start the booting from the Windows XP CD and when you get the message that says, To setup Windows XP now, press the Enter key. Now click the Enter option on the Welcome to Setup screen.
- When you get the User License Agreement, go through it and accept it by pressing the F8 key on your keyboard.
- When you get the option to select the operating system to install, choose Windows XP. Press the R key to start the repair process.
- Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the repair process.
- This repair will fix any issues associated with your Windows XP operating system.
- Restart your computer to bring effect the changes.
- Launch your web browser and go to the official Microsoft Windows Update website. Choose the option Express which will download and install only the required updates for your computer. This option is the easiest and quickest way to update your computer. Select Windows XP service Pack 2 from the list of updates and choose the download option to download and install it.
- Once again restart your computer.