RE: SP2 reinstall after blue screen
I don't remember exactly where but if I'm correct there is a registry setting
that the installer checks to see which SP you are at. [maybe somewhere in a
Can you boot in safe mode? If so, you can either do a rollback or remove the
offending driver. If you PC reboots automatically [so you can't see where the
problem is], you should be able to boot in safe mode and check the event logs
or uncheck the option to reboot after an error/BSOD.
Install anything recently that may include drivers? Can also do a system
> Using XP sp2 for years - got blue screen of death - tried system restore 3
> times - no luck - reinstalled XP from original disk with SP1a on it - when I
> try to reinstall SP2 on MSupdate, it tells me SP2 is already installed - SP2
> doesn't show up on add/remove - can someone help me get rid of whatever is
> telling update that I already have SP2 ? Please ???