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  1. That may hold true for XP, but not for XP MCE. As I recall, Rollup 2 is a prerequisite for installing SP3 for Media Center Editions. By the way, XP MCE was only released for OEM machines. I have a list of steps that I developed, over about 6 months of trial and error. I install the OEM build, do a few uninstalls, including Microsoft Installer v3.1. Then I install Microsoft Installer v4.5 before installing anything else. It saves a lot of headaches down the road.
  2. 2005 Edition has 2002 GUI

    I think there is a KB hotfix for that issue, maybe more than one.
  3. The "rule of thumb" that I use: SP3 is KB936929, if the KB number is lower than that, I install it prior to installing SP3. Of course, some KB's are superceded and/or installed by SP3. I try to do the Rollups, first. For Rollup 2, I had problems getting it to install. The solution was to extract the contents of the Rollup package, and install the KB's seperately, rebooting between each one.
  4. There is an issue with .NET 4 when used with XP MCE. It is related to the scheduled Program Guide database downloads. MS has decided not to fix this issue. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-pictures/windows-xp-media-center-2005-edition-freezes/0edb7d8a-12a2-4e6f-b25b-76aeb89a7ec1?page=1 There are some work-arounds, none of which are fully satisfactory. If you don't use the MC Program Guide, there shouldn't be an issue. Not using it is probably the simplest solution.
  5. Not Really New :)

    happy to help if i can i am definately in the learning phase, when it comes to PE's and slipstreaming - lol reading about WinPE, right now some time back, i played with Bart's, but probably forgot all i learned
  6. Not Really New :)

    Hi All, Name is Dave. I've been a member since 2008, but have been busy learning windows (asm). I have been in electronics for many years, started as a hobby at age 6 (1961). Started assembly programming in 1976. Haven't been active here, but do come in and read selected topics from time to time.
  7. desperate help needed ...extremely urgent

    instructions: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=414 they have a link to download the driver files, including iastor.inf
  8. XP hates me..

    i would be tempted to put a volt meter on the little battery besides what appears in the BIOS editor, there are some other hd related parameters stored in the RTC RAM but, if everything was fine before you changed BIOS, and now it isn't, that is also an indicator go to the AMI website and see if you are the only one having this problem there may be a compatibility issue with your m/b