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How to remove XP SP2

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Attempted to upgrade to XP SP2 but it failed. The next day the PC starts blue screening to a 0x00000050 page fault in non paged area after loading documents and settings. This happens in safe mode also. Is there away to back out what ever loaded from SP2?
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by:4ceReconSniper
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when you installed sp2 it creates a restore point so go back to the restore point
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by:whiwex
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how do you do that?
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by:Apolloc
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Click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> system Tools ->  "recovery program/restore point"
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 500 total points
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If it was partially installed then u can first try to uninstall it using the method given here:

XP SP2: How to Remove or Uninstall Service Pack 2
http://www.tech-recipes.com/windows_tips624.html

If above fails then try the Recovery Console method as described below:

How to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=875350
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