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SBS 2003 service pack confusion

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Background - SBS 2003 retail version purchased/installed by Dell.

When SP2 first came out the installation of SP2 failed and may have been left in an incomplete state.  I believe the system ran out of disk space during the installtion of the SP.  I don't remeber the details but after some work, the server was functioning again but subsequent tries to install SP2 failed.  As a result, I disabled Windows Update because it kept trying to install SP2.

Since I am now about 2 years behind in updates, I want to get this resolved.  After some research, here's what I find:

The My Computer Properties General tab displays SP1.

The registery key:  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SmallBusinessServer\ServicePackNumber does not have an entry.  Microsoft says that it should be 0x00000001 if SP1 is installed.

The Add/Remove programs displays an entry for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

I'm looking for advice on the best course of action to get SP2 installed/re-installed.

Thanks.
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I have checked my system for the updates that make up SBS 2003 SP1.

1 - Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (KB889101) - DOES NOT appear on my system

2 - Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB841876) -  DOES NOT appear on my system but WSSSP2 DOES

3 - Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1 - DOES NOT appear on my system but SP2 DOES (v6.5 SP2 Build 7638.2)

4 - Windows XP SP2 for Client Deployment (KB891193) - DOES appear on my system

5 - Windows Small Business Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (KB885918) - DOES NOT appear on my system

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Does it matter that #2 SharePoint and #3 Exhchange are at later versions?

Should I just go ahead and install #1 and #5 and then try reinstalling Windows Server 2003 SP2 (KB914961)?

Remember, the Windows Server 2003 SP2 is in my Add/Remove listing now but I believe it was a failed install.  I have tried to remove it and it will not remove.

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Add/Remove indicated that Windows Server 2003 SP2 was not installed and asked if I wanted it removed from the list.  I said "yes".

I then determined that the final component of SBS SP1 (KB885918) was not installed.  I got it installed with no problems.  Systeminfo.exe confirms that all 5 components that make up SBS SP1 are now installed.  When time allows, I will attempt to install Windows Server 2003 SP2 next.

Thanks for all the help.
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