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You cannot restore Windows XP with Service Pack 2 after you restore Windows XP with Service Pack 1

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

You cannot restore a Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) system restore point after you restore a Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) system restore point. The operating system on the computer will still be Windows XP SP1. Additionally, you cannot use System Restore to restore any restore point that was created prior to the installation of a COM+ update on a Windows XP SP1-based computer.

Update information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft download center:

DownloadDownload the 835409 package now.

Release Date: December 12, 2005

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version           Size  File name   ------------------------------------------------------   27-Oct-2005  19:06  5.1.2600.1765  226,816  Srrstr.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 835409 - Last Review: 09/23/2011 20:57:00 - Revision: 5.0

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