>> I have installed IE8 twice and it is nowhere to be found after the
>> install is finished. The procedure finds an old version which it removes
>> first but afterwards - nothing. The only reason I want it installed is
>> to try to get Windows updates (they don't seem to work with Firefox).
>> I have XP Home edition SP2.
> PA Bear wrote:
>> Why isn't SP3 installed yet?
> As I mentioned I have been trying to get updates and installing IE8 was
> part of the process. Can I install SP3 another (easier) way? any help
> would be most appreciated. Incidentally my PC is a E-Machine and only
> has 'restore' CDs.
Well, you may want to reconsider. See...
1. About IE7 & IE8 and Windows XP Service Pack 3
2. After 12 April 2010, your computer will NOT be offered any critical
security updates nor will Windows Update website be available until and
unless you get SP3 installed.
PS: To keep track of things, it helps immensely if you configure your
newsreader (i.e., vBulletin) to quote all of the previous message(s) in your
replies to the newsgroup. Thank you.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002