Daily Archives: September 11, 2008

These guys are a bunch of characters!

Superheroes have long captivated the hearts and imaginations of people worldwide. These sometimes-dark, colorfully clothed characters rise from the ashes of social injustice and treachery like a vigilante phoenix sent to right the wrongs of the world. Well, at least some superheroes do.

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Another XP SP3 approach: burn it to a CD

As XP users continue to struggle while downloading and installing Service Pack 3, one reader succeeds by creating an SP3 installation CD.

There’s no guarantee this technique will work for you, but if you’re determined to upgrade to SP3, this option may be worth a try.

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Don’t let XP Service Pack 3 hose your system

From the moment Microsoft released it, Service Pack 3 for Windows XP has been the subject of almost daily reports of bugs, incompatibilities, and general headaches.

You can install SP3 with confidence — providing you take certain precautions — or, if you prefer, use Windows’ Automatic Update settings to keep the service pack off your system.

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