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MowGreen [MVP 2003-2009]
> Sorry to say mrzolf you have not answer the question that was put out. This
> is a very prominent problem with these community discussion people only run
> off at the keyboard and say nothing. No where in this setting have anyone
> answered the question. What's the solution to the getting the sp3 installed
> after the error code 0x80200010. I do not want to read about your situation I
> would like to read the solution to the problem of updating my sp1.
> "mrzolf" wrote:
>>I think I had a similar problem. It occurred last weekend, when automatic
>>updates got the recent udates from microsoft. After the updates were
>>installed, I lost a lot of functions (couldn't use system restore, user
>>accounts, or any active X installs). I took my computer to Comp USA, and the
>>tech support uninstalled the three most recent updates, which let my computer
>>run again. Now I have to keep Automatic updates "off" and update manual,
>>avoiding those three.
>>Does anyone know how to fix this problem permanently, or how I can alert