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Where can I download SP2? I have this problem: Procedure entry point EncodePointer could not be located in kernel32.dll, but I first have to install SP2 before I can install SP3. No, computer is not connected to the internet so I can't use Windows Update.

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I suggest you download a Windows XP SP3 iso so you will have the current installation. I assume you have a method of doing this. –  Ramhound Sep 20 '12 at 18:38
    
Yes, but you can't install SP3 if no SP is installed at all, so first SP1 or SP2 –  waanders Sep 20 '12 at 18:42
    
Where can I download SP2? No, computer is not connected to the internet so I can't use Windows Update. ‽‽‽ If you cannot use Windows Update because of a lack of Internet connection, then how can you download SP2? o.O Are you (implying) that you intend to use a secondary system and burn the SP2 installation to a disc or flash-drive? That is pretty much the only thing that makes sense (in which case, you would of course need the network/admin installer). –  Synetech Jan 5 '13 at 19:08
    
I downloaded the SP on another computer, put in on a USB flash drive and installed in at the computer without internet connection –  waanders Jan 6 '13 at 12:10

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You can download the Windows XP Service Pack 2 Network Installation Package from Microsoft here. FYI, it is 266MB so bring a USB drive or blank CD if you are going to move it from another computer.

Also, the Service Pack Center is where you can find the latest, as well as older versions, of service packs for your particular version of Windows.

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(While you are at it you might want to include SP1 & SP3 just for future reference, then change title of question so it's not so specific) –  ekaj Sep 20 '12 at 17:54
    
added that info –  Keltari Sep 20 '12 at 17:58
    
Thanks @Keltari ! –  waanders Sep 20 '12 at 18:43
    
+1 Service pack center link –  Moab Sep 21 '12 at 1:30

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