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Can I reapply service pack 2?

Posted on 2007-11-30
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Hi
I have an issue with Backup Exec and their tech support has advised me to RE-apply service pack 2 to my sbs2003 server. Does anyone know if it is safe to do that? do I need to take any precautions before doing it?
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Andy
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by:wfcraven12
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i've reapplied service packs alot in the past and never had a single issue.  it's just like adding a fresh coat of paint on something.
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by:activateahsd
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thanks for that - is it just a case of re-running server 2003 sp2?
do i need to reapply sbs2003 service pack 2 after as well?
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if you go to the MS update page after the initial reinstall of sp2, it'll tell you what needs to be reapplied.
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perfect - thanks
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