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Windows XP SP

After installing SP2, can no longer open attachments in Outlook Express
Cannot run NetMeeting after installing SP2
Creating Network Connection problem after installing XP SP1 (Re: MS Q329441)
Connect using a dial-up modem or VPN option in the New Connection Wizard is unavailable (grayed out)

"File or Network Path No Longer Exists" or "No Network Provider Accepted the Given Network Path" Errors after installing XP SP1
NET SEND messages no longer received
Other issues with XP SP2
Some programs may not work after installing XP S 2

Slower Problems after installing XP SP1 (Re: MS Q331519)
XP cannot boot correctly after installing update
XP SP2 may conflict with other software
XP SP3 Issues

After installing SP2, can no longer open attachments in Outlook Express

Cause:
To prevent  a virus, "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could contain a virus" is enabled after installing SP2.

Cannot run NetMeeting after installing SP2

By default, Windows Firewall is turned on in Windows XP SP2 to block using the Windows NetMeeting. To run the NetMeeting when Windows Firewall is turned on, you have to configure Windows Firewall to add conf.exe and mnmsrvc.exe on the Exceptions tab of Windows Firewall.

Creating Network Connection problem after installing XP SP1

Symptom: After installed SP1 for Windows XP, you may experience some difficulties:
1) You cannot create a VPN or Dial-Up. These items on the "Network Connection" page of the New Connection Wizard are grayed out.
2) When trying to start the Remote Access Connection Manager service, you receive "Error 5: Access is denied" or Event ID: 7023 in Event Viewer.
3) The Network Connections folder is empty.
4) ICS and ICF services do not start because of a dependency failure.

Resolution: to resolve this problem, try to reinstall SP1 first. If you cannot reinstall SP1 or it does not work, start Registry Editor, and then edit  registry based on MS Q329441.

Connect using a dial-up modem or VPN option in the New Connection Wizard is unavailable (grayed out)

SYMPTOMS:
1) After installed SP1 for XP and then use the System Restore feature to restore Windows to a state before the installation of the service pack.
2) After upgraded your computer to XP Pro from Win98, ME and XP Home. You may experience the following symptoms: a) The Connect using a dial-up modem or VPN option in the New Connection Wizard is unavailable (gray out). b) The Network Connections folder is empty. c) ICS and ICF services do not start because of a dependency failure. d) In the Event Viewer, you may get Event ID: 7023, Event ID: 20035 or error 5 with Access is denied, Remote Access Connection Manager failed to start because it could not create buffers or Could not start the Remote Access Connection Manager service on Local Computer.

Resolution: 1) To resolve this problem, reinstall SP1 for Windows XP. 2) Delete the NextID value HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Telephony\Cards\NextID, and then restart the computer. 3) Delete the Telephony key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Telephony.

Also refer to this link: The option to create a VPN connection unavailable (grayed out)

"File or Network Path No Longer Exists" or "No Network Provider Accepted the Given Network Path" Errors after installing XP SP1

SYMPTOMS: when copying a large file over the network in XP with SP1 and the source file is located on a Win2K, you may receive one of the following error messages: 1) File or network path no longer exists or 2) No network provider accepted the given network path. These error messages are a network-related Server Message Block (SMB) packet issue that may occur if SMB signing is enabled on the source W2K computer.

RESOLUTION: you need to download the fixing from MS. Please refer to MS Q329170 .

NET SEND messages no longer received

Cause: SP2 disables the Messenger.

Other issues with XP SP2

Symptoms: 1. Cannot install SP2. 2. Computer does not boot after SP2 installation. 3. Computer does not work properly 4. Hangs after reboot.

Causes: 1. Registry Security settings.
2. Conflict with other software.
3. Hardware issue.

Slower Problems after installing XP SP1 (Re: MS Q331519)

After you install Windows XP SP1 with the SMB signing, you may see a variety of errors relating to Windows XP SP1 client computers. These errors may include, but are not limited to the following errors:

  • When you open Microsoft Office files, they are opened as read-only (you have to click Save As to save a file).
  • You cannot copy files.
  • The file or the network path no longer exists.
  • Network paths are not accepted by any network provider.
  • The following event ID messages are logged after you apply Group Policy objects (GPOs)

Refer to MS Q331519 for resolution.

XP SP 2 may conflict with other software

1. Anti-virus software.
2. Display driver.
3. Spyware
4. XP-AntiSpy. /td>

 
 

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