Re: If I don't install SP2, is my OS secure?

From: Jurren Bouman (
Date: 09/20/04

Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 11:24:31 +0200

ken wrote:
> Hi,all
> SP2 caused some problem of windowsupdate, so I
> uninstalled it. I have installed all the patches and
> update program for XP. Is my OS secure without SP2?

No, it's much less secure now. That's why they released SP2, which has
much more security features.

Don't know what kind of problems you had with Windows Update but I would
suggest you install Sp2. More information on how to prepare your
computer for SP2 can be found at:
"Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) Support Center";EN-US;windowsxpsp2

Jurren Bouman
MVP Windows - Security
"Microsoft Trustworthy Computing: Security"