Important To distribute Windows XP SP2 by using SMS 2.0, you must have SMS 2.0 with Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed.
If you are installing SP2 from the CD, the service pack installer file is named Xpsp2.exe. If you are downloading SP2 from the Microsoft Web site, the installer file is named WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-xxx.exe (where xxx stands for a specific language code, such as ENU for English). Both installer files are the same; they just have different names.
If you are downloading SP2 from the Web, for the purposes of this document, use WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-xxx.exe wherever you see Xpsp2.exe. To download SP2, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
- Download and expand Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Create the package and the advertisement
- Use the package and the advertisement to distribute Windows XP Service Pack 2
Article ID: 842844 - Last Review: May 5, 2009 - Revision: 1