Important Vista Service Pack 2 Installation Instructions

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  • Written on: May 26th, 2009

vista-service-pack-2Before you get blind sided by a huge automatic update next week, you should know that Microsoft’s latest major update will not install on your computer without some additional preparation.

This morning Microsoft released Vista Service Pack 2 for manual download. It should start automatically downloading to your PC within the next 10 days. You need to prepare your computer for this BEFORE it happens.

If you do not do these things, your computer will not be able to successfully install Vista Service Pack 2.

BEFORE you allow Service Pack 2 to install you must do the following:

  • Install Windows Vista Service Pack 1. You can’t install Service Pack 2 without first installing SP1. If you try, the installation will fail and could damage your Windows Vista installation.
  • Install the Microsoft Servicing Stack Update. This is the most complicated Service Pack that Microsoft has ever released. For it to even install properly a patch has to be downloaded and installed first!
  • Backup your data. If something goes wrong during the installation process, you don’t want to lose everything.

For a limited time Schrock Innovations is offering a special Service Pack Installation service for only $39.99.

Rather than jumping through all of the technical hoops yourself, we can do it for you!

Bring your PC into one of our Service Centers and we will have it back to you in 1-2 business days.

For the $39.99 price we will:

  1. Scan for and remove any viruses / malware from your computer
  2. Install Vista Service Pack 1 if you don’t already have it
  3. Install the Microsoft Servicing Stack Update
  4. Create a System Restore Point
  5. Install Vista Service Pack 2
  6. Test your computer to make sure it is working properly
  7. Back your Service Pack installation with a 30-day warranty

Installing the latest Vista Service Pack can take up to 3 hours on your own on an original installation of Windows Vista.  Let our trained technicians install your Service Pack for you and know that the job is done right!

If you have any questions about Vista Service Pack 2 feel free to call us anytime at 86-496-8772.

  1. cash loans uk said on May 29th, 2009 at 11:40 am

    This sounds very buggy.. having to do so much for a service pack install..

  2. UK DVDs said on June 1st, 2009 at 2:33 am

    Got to say I’m glad I’ve avoided Vista so far. I got XP Pro again when I upgraded my PC and don’t think I’ll try Vista at all seeing as Windows 7 is out in the not too distant future.

    Actually – you can download Windows 7 now to try out so I might be tempted to give it a try.

  3. Diety said on June 1st, 2009 at 3:18 am

    Well the point about installing SP1 was kinda obvious. Vista wouldn’t even automaticaly download SP2 without SP1 installed. But the rest is pretty nice,

  4. Cancer Hospital FL said on June 17th, 2009 at 4:08 am

    Thanks for information about install vista service pack 2. It’s really helpful.

  5. b&q said on July 2nd, 2009 at 1:51 am

    I want to get a new PC soon and have to decide whether to go for one before or after Windows 7 is released.

    I’m not keen on Vista and think Windows 7 will be a lot better, but then I’m not sure I want the first release of Windows 7. I.e. a more mature version of Vista may be more secure/reliable than a new version of Windows 7.

    I’m leaning towards Waiting for Windows 7, though – is that recommended or is it worth getting the current version of Vista?

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