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    How to uninstall service pack using recovery console in windows XP professional?

    I am using windows XP professional and I want to uninstall service pack 1 and install service pack 2 using recovery console is it possible tell me how



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    brajesh484 Array
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    Re: How to uninstall service pack using recovery console in windows XP professional?

    You can uninstall service pack 2 using Recovery Console by following these steps:

    1. Insert the Windows XP Cd/DVD in your CD/DVD Drive and then restart your computer.
    When you receive the following message, press a key to start your computer from the windows Xp Cd/DVD

    "Press Any Key To Boot From CD"



    NOTE: Your computer must be configured to boot from CD/DVD Drive.

    2.When you receive the "Welcome to Setup" message, press R to start the Recovery Console.

    NOTE: Multiple option will appear on the screen.

    3.Select the Windows Xp Installation in Question

    NOTE: You must select a number before you press ENTER, or the computer will restart. Generally onlye the 1: C:\Windows is available.

    4.If you are prompted to enter administrator password, do so. If you do not know the administrator password, press ENTER. (Generally the password is blank.)5.At the command prompt type cd $ntservicepackuninstall$\spunist, and then press ENTER.
    After completing this step, you can't stop the removal process.6.At the command prompt, type batch spunist.txtpress and press ENTER.
    7.After Windows XP SP2 is removed, type exit and then press ENTER.8.Restart your computer in Safe Mode. To do this, press F8 as the computer restarts.NOTE: After you restart, the system may lock up with a black screen. (Your Mouse Will Work.) In this case, restart again by turning the computer
    off and then back on. The second restart will let you log on.

    9.When your computer restarts, Windows Explorer (Explorer.exe) does not run, and the Windows Icons and Start button are unavailable.
    To Fix This Problem, Follow These Steps.a.)Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to start task manager.
    b.)Click File and then click New Task and start Run.
    c.)In the Open box type regedit and then click OK.
    d.)Locate and then click the following registry subkeys
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Servic es\RpcSs
    e.)On the right side of the viewing pane, right click ObjectName, click Modify, type LocalSystem in the Value data box, and then click ok.
    f.)Restart your computer.
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    sandi.jkv Array
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    Re: How to uninstall service pack using recovery console in windows XP professional?

    The following are the steps to follow:<br><br>1.Boot the recovery console using windows disc<br><br>2.Type the administrator and hit enter if prompted<br><br>3.You would be directed to command prompt<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; there type&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: '} '; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; text-align: -webkit-left; ">&nbsp;C:\WINDOWS\$NTSERVICEPACKUNINSTALL$&gt ; and hit enter<br>4. <font size="3">now type in cd &nbsp;prompt <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: '} '; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; text-align: -webkit-left; ">You would be taken to C:\WINDOWS\$NTSERVICEPACKUNINSTALL$\SPUNINST&gt;&n bsp;<br><font size="3">5. <font size="3">now press enter<br>6.now the sp3 installation will go</font></font></span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: '} '; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; ">&nbsp;C:\WINDOWS\$NTSERVICEPACKUNINSTALL$\SPUNIN ST&gt;<br></span><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: '} '; ">7.</span><font size="3"><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 24px; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: '} '; ">Type EXIT and press ENTER</span></font><ol start="3" style="border: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 24px; margin-left: 1.5em; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-position: initial; list-style-image: initial; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; "><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin-bottom: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; "><b style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><span style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: '} '; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "></span></b></p></ol><div align="left" style="border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; "><font size="3"><b style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><span style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: '} '; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">8.The computer would restart and take you to the desktop of Windows XP with Service Pack 2<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</span></b><b style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><span style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: '} '; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;all the best</span></b><b style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><span style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: '} '; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "></span></b></font></div>

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