A download must be restarted because the location of the source of the
download has changed.
You've download the full SP3 package and the error is still occurring ?
Please do these steps prior to attempting another installation of SP3:
Steps to take before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP SP3 - Read all prerequisites for a successful installation
If SP3 still will not install:
" Free unlimited installation and compatibility support is available for
Windows XP, but only for Service Pack 3 (SP3). This support for SP3 is
valid until April 14, 2009. For more information about this policy,
visit the Windows XP Support Lifecycle page located at
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MowGreen [MVP 2003-2009]
> I get the subject failure code when I try to update to WinXP SP3. I've
> downloaded the SP3 code as suggested but still can't install it. I'm not
> sure what I'm doing but it seems a simple task so don't understand why the
> update failure and error code.
> Help Please