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Will I kill my xp install if I install sp3 on a rig with an amd cpu in it?
    
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News to me. I'm running a PC with XP SP3 with a 1800+
    
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The problem was limited to only AMD-based HP machines. The installation image that they were using for XP was loading an Intel power management driver, and did some weird stuff. I think the problem has been fixed, but if you don't have an HP there is no problem to begin with.
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I've avoided SP3 due to it being bloated to make me wish I went to VISTA instead.

Also, F@H and some games have issues with SP3 as they run at the same time. The games like to minimize once launched. They stay that way no matter what until F@H is stopped.

Dumb SP3. Dumb M$.
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Originally Posted by getllamasfast View Post
Will I kill my xp install if I install sp3 on a rig with an amd cpu in it?
I'm running SP3 and have no problems at all with both an Opteron 1210 and a 4000+ X2 Brisbane thats in my sig rig temporarily. I also can't tell any difference from SP2, XP seems exactly the same to me with SP3.
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i had that problem with a hp amd pc. I had to boot into safe mode and delete some file
    
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If you have WinXP MCE I wouldnt load it either. The media center programs does not recognize the OS as MCE2005 and will not run. I had to reload the PC to access my Extender.
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