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How can I install SP3 on Win XP without having it save files for uninstallation?

How can I install SP3 on Win XP without having it save files for uninstallation?

I have the SP3 network install file, installing over a pristine original Windows XP installation.

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Guest [Entry]

"the SP3 install has a command line switch for /nobackup and it will not save any uninstall info if you use it. There are a few other handy options as well but I think this is the one you want. An example of the full command line is below. Simply do a run -> cmd and then change to the directory where your xp sp3 distro is living. Then run the command below (adjusting for patch of course) and you should good to go!

C:\Desktop\WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ENU /nobackup"
Guest [Entry]

TechRepublic has a complete list of command line options for Windows XP SP3 including /nobackup /norestart and /overwriteoem