This article contains general windows XP SP 2 product information, Top Support Issues, How To Articles, Application Compatibility Articles, Bluetooth, Driver, Setup and Miscellaneous Issues.

Product Information
835935 Release notes for Windows XP Service Pack 2
837783 Hard Disk Space Requirements for Windows XP Service Pack 2
811113 List of fixes included in Windows XP Service Pack 2
838079 Windows XP Service Pack 2 Support Tools
838080 Windows XP SP2 Deployment Tools
883262 The new language locales that Windows XP Service Pack 2 supports
883792 Frequently asked questions about Windows Security Center
883353 Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 is installed with Windows XP Service Pack 2
Top Support Issues
842242 Some programs seem to stop working after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
843016 How to configure pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer
843017 Description of the IE Information Bar
843018 Images are blocked when you open an e-mail message in Outlook Express on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
843090 Description of the Windows Firewall feature in Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)
870700 How to troubleshoot problems accessing secure Web pages with Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 2
870702 How to troubleshoot wireless network connections in Windows XP Service Pack 2
875349 How to change your auto update settings using Windows Security Center
875350 How to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer
875351 You receive a "Data Execution Prevention" error message in Windows XP Service Pack 2
875352 Detailed description of the data execution prevention feature in Windows XP SP2
875356 How to configure the Windows Firewall feature in Windows XP Service Pack 2
875357 Troubleshooting Windows Firewall settings in Windows XP Service Pack 2 
How To Articles
883255 How To configure Internet Explorer automatic download prompts on your Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
883256 How To manage Internet Explorer add-ons in Windows XP Service Pack 2
878451 How To turn on the Remote Desktop Sharing feature of Windows NetMeeting in Windows XP Service Pack 2
883259 How To install and configure Bluetooth devices in Windows XP Service Pack 2
842844 How To install Windows XP Service Pack 2 by using Systems Management Server
875355 How To use the Automatic Recovery feature to recover your computer if the Windows XP Service Pack 2 Setup program is not completed successfully
870903 How To remotely administer a printer through a network share when you use Windows XP Service Pack 2 in a workgroup environment
Application Compatibility Articles
870890 You cannot modify Windows Firewall settings for an AOL dial-up network connection by using Network Connections in Control Panel in Windows XP Service Pack 2
873173 The Application Center 2000 client snap-in does not display correct health monitor information in Windows XP Service Pack 2
873185 You may not be able to open a project when you try to connect to a remote Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer by using the AutoCAD FTP service
873164 You cannot use Veritas Backup Exec to back up a remote Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
870904 ARCserveIT 6.61 does not successfully back up files that are in the %Windir%\SoftwareDistribution folder of your Windows XP SP2-based computer
870901 "Installation failed: Access is denied" error message when you try to perform a remote installation of Computer Associates eTrust Antivirus 7.0 client software on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2
843020 You cannot play licensed media content in Windows Media Player after you remove Windows XP Service Pack 2
870908 Command AntiVirus version 4.62.4 causes an error message on a blue screen in Windows XP Service Pack 2
873165 You cannot use Computer Associates BrightStor ARCServe Backup 9.0 Manager to back up a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer from a remote computer
842701 You may not be able to add Manage Add-ons columns by using only the keyboard in Windows XP Service Pack 2
878472 You receive the "Control ID not found" error message when you try to install Windows XP Service Pack 2
870881 You receive an error message when you try to start Money on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
878478 The Gravis GamePad Pro device is not recognized when you install it on a Windows XP-based computer
870905 McAfee Internet Security version 4.0 quits unexpectedly during installation in Windows XP Service Pack 2
870906 McAfee Virusscan Professional version 6.0 quits unexpectedly after you install it on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
883606 Messages in Microsoft Outlook are not sent immediately in Windows XP Service Pack 2
870907 NetZero closes unexpectedly when you start it in Windows XP SP2
870902 You cannot back up the %windir%\SoftwareDistribution folder by using the NovaStor NovaNet-WEB backup program on Windows XP Service Pack 2
873176 You cannot install Paint Shop Pro 8 on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
873179 The JumpStart Preschool - 1st Grade Learning Playground Demo screen does not appear correctly on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
870883 "Cannot load Word for Windows 6.0 files" error message when you try to open the "What's new" file in Quicken on a Windows XP-based computer
870897 SonicWALL Complete Anti-Virus program does not work after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
873152 You occasionally receive a "STOP: 0x000000D1" error message when your Windows XP Service Pack 2 computer resumes from standby
870900 SOURCENEXT VirusSecurity2004 real-time monitor does not work correctly on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
873162 You cannot use Legato NetWorker to back up a remote computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2
843019 You cannot start Windows Messenger after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
883603 Windows Movie Maker 2.1 is installed on your computer when you install Windows XP SP2
Bluetooth Issues
870701 You cannot add a Bluetooth printer on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2
840635 Cannot install a Bluetooth device after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
841803 List of Bluetooth radio drivers that are included in Windows XP SP2
873154 A Bluetooth keyboard or mouse does not work when you start Windows XP Service Pack 2
883258 How to troubleshoot Bluetooth detection and connectivity problems in Windows XP Service Pack 2
870895 You receive a "STOP: 0x000000D5" fatal system error message after you update to Windows XP Service Pack 2 on your Toshiba portable computer
841799 Bluetooth device installation may not work without any notification
Driver Issues
873161 After you install Windows XP Service Pack 2, your computer restarts continuously
883775 Device drivers known to cause instability in Windows XP Service Pack 2 
873166 Your computer may unexpectedly stop responding when you try to install modem drivers on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
873171 Roll Back Driver feature in Device Manager does not work after you update a device driver to the Windows XP Service Pack (SP2) version of the device driver
870892 Rollback of the driver in a multi-device scenario results in mismatched Driver and miniport
870891 Third-party device drivers are not restored after you restore the System State data from backup in Windows XP
870896 You receive a "STOP: 0x000000D5" error message when you close an IP Phone connection on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based Toshiba computer
873169 When you install Windows XP Service Pack 2, the USB 2.0 drivers do not appear to update
Setup Issues
883609 "This Service Pack requires the machine to be on AC Power before setup starts" error message when you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
870898 You receive a "Windows XP Setup is incompatible with this version of Windows" error message when you install Windows XP Service Pack 2 on a Hewlett-Packard computer
883356 You receive a "Windows was unable to install the modem" error message when you try to install a modem on your Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
878454 How to help protect your computer if you decide to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2
878459 The Windows Explorer status bar is not visible after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
883791 Explorer.exe repeatedly quits unexpectedly in Windows XP
Miscellaneous Issues
843021 Programs or services that use the Alerter service or the Messenger service do not work as expected after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
873160 You may receive a 7391 error message in SQLOLEDB when you run a distributed transaction against a linked server after you install Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
875362 The Computer Browser service does not start and event ID 7024 is logged when you restart your Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
870894 You receive a "Delayed Write Failed" error message in Windows XP Service Pack 2
883257 Description of plain text mode in Outlook Express in Windows XP Service Pack 2
878471 Some DVD movies are blocked although the DVD movie rating is allowed on a Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 2-based computer
883608 You receive an error message when you add a reference to a COM object in Visual Studio .NET after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
840633 Event ID 612 appears in the security log every time that you restart Windows XP Service Pack 2
883613 Outlook Express automatically downloads external content when you reply to a message or forward a message on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
873158 The Help and Support Center does not run when the Data Execution Protection feature is turned on in Windows XP Service Pack 2
883605 New features of the Scheduled Tasks Control Panel item that are included in Windows XP Service Pack 2
870703 Known issues with the client administrative tools in Windows XP SP2
878461 Pictures do not appear as expected, or you receive an error message when you open an HTML file on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
878468 You receive an "An error occurred while sending a message to <ComputerName>" error message when you run the net send command to send a message to a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
873153 Your screen reader software may not function if you install Windows XP Service Pack 2 by using OOBE
870704 Peer-to-peer networking programs do not work as expected in Windows XP Service Pack 1
841802 Phone Dialer calls are immediately disconnected in Windows XP
843015 Pop-up windows appear with Pop-up Blocker turned on in Windows XP Service Pack 2
870705 Remote Storage Service recall notifications will no longer operate in XPSP2
841804 RIP Listener does not update the route table with new route information
883261 You are prompted to accept or reject certain Windows Messenger files in Windows XP Service Pack 2
883355 You cannot use an MP3 or WMA file as the background sound for an e-mail message in Outlook Express 
878467 Your Windows XP-based computer does not resume from standby when you move your USB mouse or press a key on your USB keyboard
870893 USB device does not function after connecting device to Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
883607 Web server functionality may not work correctly after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
883611 You have to specify certain Group Policy settings before you can remotely administer Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) or remotely edit local Group Policy objects in Windows XP Service Pack 2
840634 You receive an "Access denied" or "The network path was not found" error message when you try to remotely manage a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2

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