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Should I remove Windows XP Service Pack 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,241
United States Rank #12,884
Reach 0.0234%


20070217.000045 0.61%
20070217.000042 20.06%
20040914.154135 0.30%
20040904.061641 0.61%
20040826.172121 0.61%
20040819.151636 8.81%
20040819.144349 2.74%
20040819.144348 1.22%
20040817.151442 1.82%
20040817.151440 1.22%
20040811.174413 0.30%
20040803.232238 3.34%
20040803.232221 0.30%
20040803.231319 41.64%
20040803.231318 1.52%
20040803.231317 10.33%
20040803.231316 2.43%
20040803.231314 1.82%
20040803.231313 0.30%

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Windows XP Service Pack 2

What is Windows XP Service Pack 2?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) provides new proactive security technologies for Windows XP to better defend against viruses, worms, and hackers. In addition to a more robust security infrastructure, SP2 improves the security configuration options of Windows XP and provides better security information to help...  Read more


Windows XP Service Pack 2 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 20040803.231319, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 1.62 MB (1,697,901 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Server 2003. While about 42% of users of Windows XP Service Pack 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com?kbid=914961
Installation folder: C:\windows\$hf_mig$\kb932823-v3
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\$NtServicePackUninstall$\spuninst\spuninst.exe"
Estimated size: 1.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows XP Service Pack 2

  • spuninst.exe - Windows Service Pack eltávolítása
  • spmsg.dll - Szervizcsomag-üzenetek

How do I remove Windows XP Service Pack 2?

Quickly and completely remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows XP Service Pack 2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2.

Win XP 70%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 77.20%
Windows Server 2003 20.67%
Windows 7 1.52%
Windows Vista 0.30%
Windows 8 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 98.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.07%
  Germany 8.82%
  France 6.55%
  United Kingdom 4.79%
  Italy 3.27%
  Australia 2.77%
  Canada 2.77%
  Poland 2.77%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Israel 2.27%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Taiwan 1.26%
  Belgium 1.26%
  Croatia 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
American Megatrends 20.75%
Intel 13.21%
Sahara 11.95%
ASUS 5.66%
MSI 2.52%
Toshiba 1.26%
Compaq 1.26%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 3.91%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.34%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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