View Full Version : 2 versions of SP-2

11-12-2004, 07:42 PM
Am I right that there are two versions of XP-SP2, one developers versions and a Jo Bloggs version?
What ersion is the one on the PC world disk.
Now I cannot find that disk anymore and the microsoft site can not get the download of SP-2 to work.
Are there mirror sites?



11-12-2004, 07:48 PM
There was one for home one for pro, on windowsupdate, and the bigger one 133mb or so.. which was on magazine cd's.. and the ms site

11-12-2004, 08:51 PM
One was RC2 (release candidate 2), and was not the final version.

The other was the final release version.

As far as I know the PCW CD had RC2 on it, as the CD was pressed before the final version was released.

11-12-2004, 08:55 PM
There is a mirror on the Jetstream Games ftp site, and the direct download from microsoft is:

here (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=049c9dbe-3b8e-4f30-8245-9e368d3cdb5a&displaylang=en)

and even more direct link here:
here (http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/6/5/165b076b-aaa9-443d-84f0-73cf11fdcdf8/WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-ENU.exe)