Re: can't install service pack 3
> I want to install Internet Explorer 7 and I think that I first
> have to install service pack 3. I'm unable to install this and
> get this message: "Application has generated an exception that
> could not be handled. Process id+Oxe60 (3680) Thread
Shenan Stanley wrote:
> Service Pack 3 for?
> I am guessing you have Windows XP of some sort (Home,
> Professional, Media Center, etc?)
> If so and you are NOT referring to Service Pack 3 for Microsoft
> Office (of some version) -- Then you *do not* need Service Pack 3
> and in fact, if my guess is correct - you don't want service pack
> 3 for Windows XP (it is not fully released nor will it be
> completed until after - perhaps significantly after - the new
> Service pack 2 for WIndows XP - sure.
> Please clarify what operating system you have, what service pack 3
> you are referring to, etc.
> thanks for the response.
> i have windows xp.
So I guess the answer suffices...
You don't need Service Pack 3 for Windows XP (nor should it be offered to
you in any way than you manually finding it and downloading it and
installing the BETA (RC1 at this time) version.)
You do need SP2 for Windows XP in order to install Internet Explorer 7.0,
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