SP2 Kills my computer - Gateway 700S
Has anyone been able to install SP2 on a Gateway 700S?
I have tried to install SP2 three times. Each time my computer would not complete the boot into Windows. My first experience I spent over 8 hours with my computer manufacturer, first trying to install SP2 and then rebuilding my computer. I had to reinstall windows and all of my software. It was days before the computer was fully functional again.
The second time I worked directly with Microsoft. I spent an entire weekend working with a technician over the phone. Thank goodness for 800 numbers or my phone bill would have been through the roof.
Both the computer manufacturer and MS finally said for me not to install SP2. They didnt know why it wouldnt work, but said dont try.
After an un related crash, I decided to give SP2 one more try. Surprise, the same thing happened again. I must say I am getting quite good at rebuilding my computer.
I dont understand why it wont work, the computer is designed for Windows XP, but apparently not SP2.
I find it frustrating since there is software that I would like to run that requires SP2.
My computer is a Gateway 700S PC with Windows XP Pro, 512 Meg ram, with an 80 and 200 Gig hard drive.
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