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Reinstalling XP: SP3 - to install or not to install?

Poll Results: SP2 or SP3

 
  • 11% (2)
    SP2
  • 41% (7)
    SP3
  • 47% (8)
    Just Get Vista
  • 0% (0)
    Dont Reinstall Try to Sort the Problem (if u vote this plz post in the problem post on a solution)
17 Total Votes  
post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Hi i would like to ask should i install SP3?

i havent had a problem with SP3 so far everythings been working perfect

but i been having a problem with gaming, i am not sure if its coz of SP3 or not

but i think a fresh install on XP will do the trick as it always does with any problem lol
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post #2 of 7
It is honestly up to you...

I currently don't have it because it kept screwing up some of my system internals...

So I uninstalled it.
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post #3 of 7
Hey I have sp2 and I seem to have the same problem.
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post #4 of 7
Give Vista a try its got DirectX 10 and its about the same as Xp on gaming
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post #5 of 7
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorryBasler View Post
Give Vista a try its got DirectX 10 and its about the same as Xp on gaming
i have it keeps on giving me a blue screen for my sound card
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post #6 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by karan.t View Post
i have it keeps on giving me a blue screen for my sound card
Have you tried looking for different drivers or fixes?
 
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post #7 of 7
if you ask me...reinstall SP3...works like a charm at least for me.I don't need vista(or not yet).My opinion is that Windows XP SP3 is one of the best OS out there.Why?--simple to install,simple to use,does not need a lot of computing power to run good.
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