Re: Downloading XP Service Pack 1 error
From: Gerry Cornell (gcjc_at_btinternet.com)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 10:57:58 +0100
Do you have a Firewall?
Spyware causes many problems. If not installed download Adaware and update
Reference file from http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/download/
and use it to remove parasites.
If you are still encountering unexplained processes after trying these
measures then you might look at trying other more sophisticated spyware
-- ~~~~~~ Hope this helps. Gerry ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FCA Stourport, Worcs, England Enquire, plan and execute. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please tell the newsgroup how any suggested solution worked for you. http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > Hello, dear Biblebum: > I am still too ignorant of the suppossedly wonderful > Windows XP operating system to help you, but it is said > that we feel better when in the same boat. I am not > connected to the Internet through a server, and I > frequently receive the same error message as you. I also > receive "the page can't be displayed"and others. > Sometimes, they keep trying to disconnect me after I > connect with the MSN explorer. > I downloaded Internet Explorer from MSN after > establishing the account over the phone, when my computer > became recovered --I believed so-- from a number of > damages caused by a worm. The infection entered the > system, in spite of the Norton anti-virus program I had > installed and running. It corrupted several files, moved > others and impacted Internet Explorer AND the CD-ROM > functionality. Internet Explorer is still semi-disabled. I > paid two technicians for the repairs, and any of them > could leave the system in the same good shape as before. > My downloads don't install easily either. > Regarding the security packages, me and others suspect > that those aren't as indispensable as presented by the > manufacturers. If a security package is so effective, why > do you have to "correct" it with a new one almost every > week? These downloads consume a lot of memory. > With Windows 98 I never got a virus, not even if using it > thru a server. And I already know of several business > owners who regret that they replaced their Windows 98 with > XP's. After the 98, Microsoft has only complicated the > Windows OS to the maximum, with the counterproductive > result that the latest system is the least secure. But > Microsoft is a virtual monopoly. How sad! > I have a personal computer and I am the only user, but my > XP Professional requires that I work on it as if I was > more than one user. It is terrible when you use so > much "security" and still get the hackers' attacks. > Unfortunately, these damned sociopaths are not suicidal, > like the other terrorists. > I wonder if your hard disk lacks enough memory for a new > download, or is enduring an undetected illness caused by a > biological arm of cibernetic mass destruction. That's all > I can think of, but I could be dead wrong. I haven't had > the time to get all the XP knowledge that is needed to get > to use this "wonderful" machine as if it was a normal > office and communications tool. It is not normal, but > sadistic. > Good luck! > > >-----Original Message----- > >When trying to install the Windows XP Service Pack 1 in > my > >computer, I get the "Could not connect to server" when it > >is Inspecting the Configuration prior to the > >installiation. I don't know how to continue in this > >important security download. Can you help me? It seems > >the internet connection disables itself periodically > >internally (if that is possible). Why I say that is > >because I am connected to the Internet through my server > >but I often get this "unable to connect to server" in my > e- > >mail program when I am still able to browse the internet > & > >listen to Internet Radio with the obvious server > >connection showing it is operating fine. I don't > >understand all this computer stuff!!! > >. > >