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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by mockingbird » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:49 pm

What's the benefit of using 1.16 over 1.17 in XP? I have 1.17.4. Thanks

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by GH0st » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:14 am

Universalsoul wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:08 pm
@Ghost: Im use Ublock origin legay https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/relea ... -1.16.4.11 maybe you can test it and comment if better than 1.16.20. :D
I use Chrome and the last version he released was 1.16.20, which is what I have stored here. works best. I don't recall what the small changes were between them, not really significant. I will upload my version to my google drive soon, but its chrome version only

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by GH0st » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:15 am

mockingbird wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:49 pm
What's the benefit of using 1.16 over 1.17 in XP? I have 1.17.4. Thanks
last version with XP support is 1.16.20, not sure how you got 1.17.4 installed

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by GH0st » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:06 pm

On my Google Drive, there is a new folder called "Chrome", with in it, are older Extension, which are supported in Chrome 49 (and older) which work on XP. I been using these for time now!

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by PROBLEMCHYLD » Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:50 pm

Getting an error Setup failed to install the product catalogs after sliptreaming the latest updates from POS EOL....

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:02 am

PROBLEMCHYLD wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:50 pm
Getting an error Setup failed to install the product catalogs after sliptreaming the latest updates from POS EOL....
Which catalog file? Upload setupact.log from C:\WINDOWS (use SHIFT+F10 to open command prompt during Windows Setup)
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by PROBLEMCHYLD » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:52 am

Here you go... Thanks for the last update.
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(4.39 KiB) Downloaded 132 times

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:14 pm

Locate sp4inf.ca_ in the I386 of the disk and decompress it.
SHA1 hash of sp4inf.cat for XP Pro must be 50cdf333410aa7da38a31fe48e826c1faf05b2e0
If not, repeat slipstreaming process.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by PROBLEMCHYLD » Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:03 pm

harkaz wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:14 pm
Locate sp4inf.ca_ in the I386 of the disk and decompress it.
SHA1 hash of sp4inf.cat for XP Pro must be 50cdf333410aa7da38a31fe48e826c1faf05b2e0
If not, repeat slipstreaming process.
Followed your instructions, still the same error..

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:19 pm

What is the SHA1 hash of the sp4inf.cat?
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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by PROBLEMCHYLD » Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:29 pm

The one above you posted

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:38 pm

SHA1 of syssetup.inf?
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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by PROBLEMCHYLD » Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:09 pm

MD5: 25f71ce62f61270b9b27e642463de2ab
SHA-1: 77d5da0ac381e47714dd2cd7773e6905a2eabd24
SHA-256: c18fe9260af3cf4ae77277d67332e733a04bdf94911ecb8ed4bf3b5e0570094c

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:45 pm

1)Use 7-zip to browse inside the SP4-3.1b EXE
2)Copy i386\ip\layout.inf from inside the EXE to your XP installation.
3)Re-test.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:42 am

Thanks to Google for silently removing (shadowbanning/censoring) my comments to this video related to Unofficial SP4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWMf3_TH0zk without any notification or explanation whatsoever.

What else to expect from a company with such practices: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... lCAxhSnHpE
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by PROBLEMCHYLD » Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:37 pm

I tried your latest methods and continually ending up with coasters. I have a few DVDs left. Not going to waste them on this. Thanks for your contribution nonetheless.

1)Use 7-zip to browse inside the SP4-3.1b EXE
2)Copy i386\ip\layout.inf from inside the EXE to your XP installation.
3)Re-test.

Are already present. Thanks

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by feroz12 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:39 am

harkaz wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:42 am
Thanks to Google for silently removing (shadowbanning/censoring) my comments to this video related to Unofficial SP4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWMf3_TH0zk without any notification or explanation whatsoever.

What else to expect from a company with such practices: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... lCAxhSnHpE
What was your comments? what did you said? What else to expect from a company that will probably own the world soon . they got info OF ALL OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD. THAT SUCKS.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by feroz12 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:09 am

PROBLEMCHYLD wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:37 pm
I tried your latest methods and continually ending up with coasters. I have a few DVDs left. Not going to waste them on this. Thanks for your contribution nonetheless.

1)Use 7-zip to browse inside the SP4-3.1b EXE
2)Copy i386\ip\layout.inf from inside the EXE to your XP installation.
3)Re-test.

Are already present. Thanks
indeed is a roller coaster. i have been having problems to integrate the last update. maybe Harkaz shuold do us a favor by uploadig a new video of himself doing the integration process and the ISO buildind process.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:20 am

PROBLEMCHYLD wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:37 pm
I tried your latest methods and continually ending up with coasters. I have a few DVDs left. Not going to waste them on this. Thanks for your contribution nonetheless.

1)Use 7-zip to browse inside the SP4-3.1b EXE
2)Copy i386\ip\layout.inf from inside the EXE to your XP installation.
3)Re-test.

Are already present. Thanks
If layout.inf is the original, its hash is included in sp4inf.cat.
This should mean:
1) XP SP4 certificate not properly installed for some reason or
2) Optical media cannot be read properly
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by bphlpt » Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:52 am

@PROBLEMCHYLD, if your machine is capable of installing from USB, you might try continuing to experiment using a USB key or drive, to not waste your DVDs until you can figure out what is going on.

Cheers and Regards

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by PROBLEMCHYLD » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:02 am

It's not, it's an older machine for Windows 98 and Winxp. I'll just have to use some other pack. 3.1b works fine Slipstreamed.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:43 pm

PROBLEMCHYLD wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:02 am
It's not, it's an older machine for Windows 98 and Winxp. I'll just have to use some other pack. 3.1b works fine Slipstreamed.
SSE2 supported? The update pack contains DLLs that require SSE2 instruction set.
The SP4 3.1b is compatible with all hardware configurations.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:50 pm

feroz12 wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:39 am
harkaz wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:42 am
Thanks to Google for silently removing (shadowbanning/censoring) my comments to this video related to Unofficial SP4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWMf3_TH0zk without any notification or explanation whatsoever.

What else to expect from a company with such practices: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... lCAxhSnHpE
What was your comments? what did you said? What else to expect from a company that will probably own the world soon . they got info OF ALL OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD. THAT SUCKS.
Michael MJD (the owner of the Youtube channel) has just uploaded the comment on my behalf. It is interesting that Google algorithms/employee took down a politically neutral comment containing a short bio of mine + SP4 backstory.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by Universalsoul » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:00 am

In the video how to slipstream USP4 show how split the installation files to make 2 cds, if i want make 1 dvd just burn the files as is after the integration or is needed do some extra step? thanks

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:14 am

Universalsoul wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:00 am
In the video how to slipstream USP4 show how split the installation files to make 2 cds, if i want make 1 dvd just burn the files as is after the integration or is needed do some extra step? thanks
Burn files as is after integration for a single DVD.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:36 pm

Is anyone having a similar problem with post-sp4 like I am?

I am having the problem is that the windows pro installation is freezing if post-sp4 is added to a current sp4 windows xp pro iso. Windows XP pro with sp4 integrated installs perfectly on the pc, the problem is when the disc has post-sp4 added, the installation freezes almost at the end of installation when its doing the installing network part of install.

I know the computer is compatible with post-sp4 because it is a pentium 4 computer , so I know it has the required cpu instructions.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:13 am

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:36 pm
Is anyone having a similar problem with post-sp4 like I am?

I am having the problem is that the windows pro installation is freezing if post-sp4 is added to a current sp4 windows xp pro iso. Windows XP pro with sp4 integrated installs perfectly on the pc, the problem is when the disc has post-sp4 added, the installation freezes almost at the end of installation when its doing the installing network part of install.

I know the computer is compatible with post-sp4 because it is a pentium 4 computer , so I know it has the required cpu instructions.
We need to take a look at the setup*.log files in C:\WINDOWS.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:01 pm

harkaz wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:13 am
We need to take a look at the setup*.log files in C:\WINDOWS.
Ok, How do you get the setup*.log files , from the failed installation?

Once the installation freezes? Do I just turn the computer off , and than get the setup*.log files from the C:\Windows directory, using another computer?

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:41 pm

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:01 pm
harkaz wrote:
Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:13 am
We need to take a look at the setup*.log files in C:\WINDOWS.
Ok, How do you get the setup*.log files , from the failed installation?

Once the installation freezes? Do I just turn the computer off , and than get the setup*.log files from the C:\Windows directory, using another computer?
Yes, you could do that, or forcibly restart your computer from a Windows Preinstallation Environment (PE) disk and copy them to another drive.
Windows PE for Windows XP, with SP4 integrated, can be found in the first post (Windows XP OEM Preinstallation Kit).
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:54 am

--- Windows XP Unofficial SP4 End of Support Update Rollup ---
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1tf1Zp ... M_6hNko8as

SHA-1: e1eda98d5352b3ce50cf60355895477f84c81ddc

2019 Christmas Special!
An update rollup to update a SP4 v3.1b system with all hotfixes included in the May 2019 update pack (SP4 End-of-Support Update PACK).
A processor with SSE2 support is required.


NOTE: To update .NET Frameworks versions 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0 with the latest patches, please reinstall the respective components from the Control Panel.
If you are using a slipstreamed install of SP4 (i.e. you have NOT used the SP4 installer in the past), you need to integrate the SP4 End-of-Support Update PACK to SP4-slipstreamed media, before attempting to reinstall .NET Frameworks.

Recommended install path, if starting from SP1/SP2/SP3 base (if starting from SP0, upgrade to SP1 or SP2 first):
1. Install WindowsXP-USP4-v3.1b-NODOTNET-x86-ENU.exe and reboot.
2. Install May 2019 update rollup and reboot.
3. Install all required .NET Frameworks from Control Panel and reboot.
4. Wait for post-install tasks to complete
Last edited by harkaz on Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:41 am, edited 6 times in total.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by Universalsoul » Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:09 am

awesome release ! IMO this is for the people who has USP4 installed so they can install in his live system to go uptodate if they dont sleepstreamed UPDATE [June 7, 2019]: Post-SP4 Update Pack?

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:23 pm

@ Universalsoul
This is correct.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:45 pm

UPDATE#1: Reuploaded the Update Rollup with a small fix.
UPDATE#2 (December 26, 2019): Some additional fixes after extensive testing.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by XPUser03 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:56 pm

Thank you for releasing this! I am here for a week or so only. I tried slipstreaming harkaz's May2019 update and setup would freeze while "Installing devices", but when new update came for Christmas, nlite wouldn't let me slipstream it. Installation on a live system was successful, but after a reboot, it would freeze while loading Windows. Do you have any idea about this? I am using Windows XP Pro SP3 as a base (upgraded to sp4 3.1b first), nLite 1.4.9.3, XP Pro SP3 as nLite host, VirtualBox for testing. Also, when i slipstream only SP4 3.1b and unattend my install, it has missing files (Internet Explorer, backgrounds, ..., tried reinstalling with no difference.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by XPUser03 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:24 pm

Hello, I have some problems:
End of Support Rollup installs with no errors, but when restarting freezes while loading windows
Post SP4 May 2019 update pack windows setup freezes while "installing devices"
USP4+nLite Unatended options (no EOS rollup, Post SP4 update) >> installs fine, doesn't ask anything, but some files missing (Internet Explorer, Bliss background, ...)

I am using:
Windows XP Pro SP3 as host OS and nLite base
VirtualBox for testing

I am new to this forum, and familiar with nLite

Sorry for broken English

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:27 pm

@Harkas

I totally forgot about getting you the setup log files from the C:\windows of the failed installation of windows xp Sp4 with post-sp4 added , in the process I did erase the hard drive, and just installed using a Windows XP pro sp3 installation source slipstreamed with just the sp4 , and I just found out you released the installer version of post-sp4 update WindowsXP-SP4EOS-Rollup.exe , and I basically get the same issue , When I go to install WindowsXP-SP4EOS-Rollup.exe on the same computer with the post-sp4 issue , when it tells you to restart, I restart and after the boot screen it freezes to a black screen. So there is something up with my Pentium 4 tower, and your Post-SP4 update.


I will get you the setup log files as soon as possible from a SP4 + post-sp4 installation, unless you want some other type of error log files from the current install of just Windows XP pro with SP4 slipstreamed with Post-Sp4 installed after with WindowsXP-SP4EOS-Rollup.exe

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:54 am

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:27 pm
@Harkas

I totally forgot about getting you the setup log files from the C:\windows of the failed installation of windows xp Sp4 with post-sp4 added , in the process I did erase the hard drive, and just installed using a Windows XP pro sp3 installation source slipstreamed with just the sp4 , and I just found out you released the installer version of post-sp4 update WindowsXP-SP4EOS-Rollup.exe , and I basically get the same issue , When I go to install WindowsXP-SP4EOS-Rollup.exe on the same computer with the post-sp4 issue , when it tells you to restart, I restart and after the boot screen it freezes to a black screen. So there is something up with my Pentium 4 tower, and your Post-SP4 update.


I will get you the setup log files as soon as possible from a SP4 + post-sp4 installation, unless you want some other type of error log files from the current install of just Windows XP pro with SP4 slipstreamed with Post-Sp4 installed after with WindowsXP-SP4EOS-Rollup.exe
It has to be something with the Microsoft-issued patches then. Ideally, someone would attach a kernel debugger and check it out. Still, when you install the post-SP4 update, it would be useful to know which processes are running, CPU usage, etc.
XPUser03 wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:24 pm
Hello, I have some problems:
End of Support Rollup installs with no errors, but when restarting freezes while loading windows
Post SP4 May 2019 update pack windows setup freezes while "installing devices"
USP4+nLite Unatended options (no EOS rollup, Post SP4 update) >> installs fine, doesn't ask anything, but some files missing (Internet Explorer, Bliss background, ...)

I am using:
Windows XP Pro SP3 as host OS and nLite base
VirtualBox for testing

I am new to this forum, and familiar with nLite

Sorry for broken English
Seems similar to the issues reported by @MichaelWeaser.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:27 pm

@harkaz

Another thing that I have found out is that updates that are included in post SP4 all install fine when installed using window updates in windows xp , So if I just windows XP pro using a cd with Sp4 integrated , than after the install use windows update, around 90 or more updates install fine , except for 1 (kb4468323) fails and never shows up again in windows xp because if I try to install it manually it says the update is not needed because of another update is installed and that update is an update to this failed update. There is also another update , that installs but than later windows update pops again saying it needs installed again , and will keep on doing that, I did figure out a fix for that, I have to uninstall the update from the add or remove program dialog , than reinstall it using windows update and it won't do the issue again.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:41 pm

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:27 pm
@harkaz

Another thing that I have found out is that updates that are included in post SP4 all install fine when installed using window updates in windows xp , So if I just windows XP pro using a cd with Sp4 integrated , than after the install use windows update, around 90 or more updates install fine , except for 1 (kb4468323) fails and never shows up again in windows xp because if I try to install it manually it says the update is not needed because of another update is installed and that update is an update to this failed update. There is also another update , that installs but than later windows update pops again saying it needs installed again , and will keep on doing that, I did figure out a fix for that, I have to uninstall the update from the add or remove program dialog , than reinstall it using windows update and it won't do the issue again.
kb4468323 is just a time zone update, nothing special.

That is weird. I don't have a clue about the cause of this behavior in update rollup/pack, as opposed to manual installation of individual updates.
What is your exact system configuration (processor, RAM, boot disk, etc.)?
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:24 am

harkaz wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:41 pm
MichaelWeaser wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:27 pm
@harkaz

Another thing that I have found out is that updates that are included in post SP4 all install fine when installed using window updates in windows xp , So if I just windows XP pro using a cd with Sp4 integrated , than after the install use windows update, around 90 or more updates install fine , except for 1 (kb4468323) fails and never shows up again in windows xp because if I try to install it manually it says the update is not needed because of another update is installed and that update is an update to this failed update. There is also another update , that installs but than later windows update pops again saying it needs installed again , and will keep on doing that, I did figure out a fix for that, I have to uninstall the update from the add or remove program dialog , than reinstall it using windows update and it won't do the issue again.
kb4468323 is just a time zone update, nothing special.

That is weird. I don't have a clue about the cause of this behavior in update rollup/pack, as opposed to manual installation of individual updates.
What is your exact system configuration (processor, RAM, boot disk, etc.)?
The computer is a Hp-Compaq dx2000 Mt , which is all original except the ram has been maxed out to 4gb , so it has a 80gb hdd, 2.8 ghz p4 , plus 4gb of ddr ram.

Something I forgot to say about the post-sp4, I remember when I first slipstreamed it using the non installer version , the slipstream batch file does give an error message of an missing file that has svc in the beginning possibly svcpack? Don't remember the actual full name.

Also as a test , after installing all updates from windows updates I ran the installer version of post-sp4 , it still freezes at the next reboot but differently . it freezes at the windows boot logo eventually and not after the boot logo if no updates are installed.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by gooface » Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:07 am

harkaz wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:54 am
--- Windows XP Unofficial SP4 End of Support Update Rollup ---
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1tf1Zp ... M_6hNko8as

SHA-1: e1eda98d5352b3ce50cf60355895477f84c81ddc

2019 Christmas Special!
An update rollup to update a SP4 v3.1b system with all hotfixes included in the May 2019 update pack (SP4 End-of-Support Update PACK).
A processor with SSE2 support is required.


NOTE: To update .NET Frameworks versions 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0 with the latest patches, please reinstall the respective components from the Control Panel.
If you are using a slipstreamed install of SP4 (i.e. you have NOT used the SP4 installer in the past), you need to integrate the SP4 End-of-Support Update PACK to SP4-slipstreamed media, before attempting to reinstall .NET Frameworks.
I have a .iso I created with the June 7, 2019 Update, whats the difference between this and that?

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:16 pm

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:24 am
harkaz wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:41 pm
MichaelWeaser wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:27 pm
@harkaz

Another thing that I have found out is that updates that are included in post SP4 all install fine when installed using window updates in windows xp , So if I just windows XP pro using a cd with Sp4 integrated , than after the install use windows update, around 90 or more updates install fine , except for 1 (kb4468323) fails and never shows up again in windows xp because if I try to install it manually it says the update is not needed because of another update is installed and that update is an update to this failed update. There is also another update , that installs but than later windows update pops again saying it needs installed again , and will keep on doing that, I did figure out a fix for that, I have to uninstall the update from the add or remove program dialog , than reinstall it using windows update and it won't do the issue again.
kb4468323 is just a time zone update, nothing special.

That is weird. I don't have a clue about the cause of this behavior in update rollup/pack, as opposed to manual installation of individual updates.
What is your exact system configuration (processor, RAM, boot disk, etc.)?
The computer is a Hp-Compaq dx2000 Mt , which is all original except the ram has been maxed out to 4gb , so it has a 80gb hdd, 2.8 ghz p4 , plus 4gb of ddr ram.

Something I forgot to say about the post-sp4, I remember when I first slipstreamed it using the non installer version , the slipstream batch file does give an error message of an missing file that has svc in the beginning possibly svcpack? Don't remember the actual full name.

Also as a test , after installing all updates from windows updates I ran the installer version of post-sp4 , it still freezes at the next reboot but differently . it freezes at the windows boot logo eventually and not after the boot logo if no updates are installed.
I am unable to reproduce your issue on real Pentium 4 hardware (80 GB HDD as well, 512 MB RAM) and in a VM with 4 GB RAM.

May I suggest starting over from SP4 and use the new (alternative November 2019) 128GB RAM patch at the first post before installing the Post-SP4 update rollup.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
Non-IT stuff:
Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:19 pm

harkaz wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:16 pm

I am unable to reproduce your issue on real Pentium 4 hardware (80 GB HDD as well, 512 MB RAM) and in a VM with 4 GB RAM.

May I suggest starting over from SP4 and use the new (alternative November 2019) 128GB RAM patch at the first post before installing the Post-SP4 update rollup.
Yup Using the 128GB ram patch makes the post SP4 update roll up work correctly, But the question now is why is the 128GB Ram patch making the post-Sp4 update work now? What is in your Post-SP4 update that is causing this issue?

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:52 pm

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:19 pm
harkaz wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:16 pm

I am unable to reproduce your issue on real Pentium 4 hardware (80 GB HDD as well, 512 MB RAM) and in a VM with 4 GB RAM.

May I suggest starting over from SP4 and use the new (alternative November 2019) 128GB RAM patch at the first post before installing the Post-SP4 update rollup.
Yup Using the 128GB ram patch makes the post SP4 update roll up work correctly, But the question now is why is the 128GB Ram patch making the post-Sp4 update work now? What is in your Post-SP4 update that is causing this issue?
I do not know exactly. I suspect something related to latest kernel updates or memory management (win32k.sys), but again it must debugged.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
Non-IT stuff:
Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:52 pm

harkaz wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:52 pm
MichaelWeaser wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:19 pm
harkaz wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:16 pm

I am unable to reproduce your issue on real Pentium 4 hardware (80 GB HDD as well, 512 MB RAM) and in a VM with 4 GB RAM.

May I suggest starting over from SP4 and use the new (alternative November 2019) 128GB RAM patch at the first post before installing the Post-SP4 update rollup.
Yup Using the 128GB ram patch makes the post SP4 update roll up work correctly, But the question now is why is the 128GB Ram patch making the post-Sp4 update work now? What is in your Post-SP4 update that is causing this issue?
I do not know exactly. I suspect something related to latest kernel updates or memory management (win32k.sys), but again it must debugged.
Do you have a list of updates that are installed when you install post-sp4? I want to compare the updates , installed by windows updates vs the updates installed by the post-sp4 updater.

Would it also help you to debug the problem, by getting you the setup log files from a installation that was attempted with a fresh install of a sp4 with post-sp4 slipstreamed? I know you told me before you wanted that , I just need to remake my installation disc with post-sp4 slipstreamed and get you those setup log files if you want them.

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:35 am

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:52 pm
harkaz wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:52 pm
MichaelWeaser wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:19 pm


Yup Using the 128GB ram patch makes the post SP4 update roll up work correctly, But the question now is why is the 128GB Ram patch making the post-Sp4 update work now? What is in your Post-SP4 update that is causing this issue?
I do not know exactly. I suspect something related to latest kernel updates or memory management (win32k.sys), but again it must debugged.
Do you have a list of updates that are installed when you install post-sp4? I want to compare the updates , installed by windows updates vs the updates installed by the post-sp4 updater.

Would it also help you to debug the problem, by getting you the setup log files from a installation that was attempted with a fresh install of a sp4 with post-sp4 slipstreamed? I know you told me before you wanted that , I just need to remake my installation disc with post-sp4 slipstreamed and get you those setup log files if you want them.
I do not think these logs would help, since it is not a Windows Setup-specific issue. A debugger has to be attached to the specific system.

Windows XP updates:

KB2926765 KB4025218 KB4339291 KB4493435-IE8
KB3126587 KB4025398 KB4339854 KB4493563
KB3139398 KB4025409 KB4340937 KB4493790
KB3139914 KB4025497 KB4457163 KB4493793
KB3140709 KB4034044 KB4458000 KB4493794
KB3149090 KB4034775 KB4458001 KB4493795
KB3161949 KB4039384 KB4458003 KB4493796
KB3170455 KB4041995 KB4458006 KB4493797
KB3183431 KB4047211 KB4458318 KB4493927
KB3185911 KB4052303 KB4459091 KB4494059
KB3196718 KB4056564-v2 KB4462935 KB4494528
KB3197835 KB4056941 KB4463103 KB4495022
KB3198510 KB4089082 KB4463573 KB4500331
KB4012583 KB4089175 KB4467689
KB4012584 KB4089453-v2 KB4467770
KB4014652 KB4089694 KB4470118
KB4014794 KB4091756 KB4473077
KB4018466 KB4101477 KB4486463
KB4018556-v2 KB4130957 KB4486465
KB4019204 KB4230467 KB4486468
KB4019276 KB4291391 KB4486536
KB4022746 KB4293928 KB4486538
KB4022747 KB4294413 KB4487990
KB4024323 KB4338381 KB4489493
KB4024402 KB4339284 KB4489973
KB4489977
KB4490228
KB4490501
KB4491443
KB4493341
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
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Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by gooface » Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:53 pm

If I created an iso with the UPDATE [June 7, 2019]: Post-SP4 Update Pack

Is there any difference between that an the X-mas edition? (or is just the difference is one is an archive and the other is an executable?)

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:08 pm

@Harkaz

I might have found the culprit that is causing my issue , the kernel update KB4486465.

Even though the computer is a Single core Pentium 4 , On a fresh Windows xp pro install that has sp4 slipstreamed and not post-sp4 , if I go into device manager , select computer and change acpi uniprocessor pc to acpi multiprocessor pc , once 2 reboots is done , post-sp4 will install fine without freezing and not having to use the 128GB ram patch. So the 128GB ram patch is using the multiprocessor kernel / hal?

The KB4486465 update is an update only for the multiprocessor kernel / Hal , and this is the same update that gave me problems of windows updates constantly wanting to reinstall it when I installed the rest of the updates using windows updates and not using post-sp4 update, the issue is caused by windows update not thinking its installed because of if you use a single core processor a different kernel / hal is being used . I know I am right about this because if in device manager I change acpi multiprocessor pc back to acpi uniprocessor pc , windows updates will constantly try to install KB4486465 over and over again.

My suspicion is that KB4486465 is causing the computer to freeze on boot if installed using the post-sp4 update when it requires a reboot because of how my Pentium 4 computer is using the single core kernel / hal and KB4486465 is a kernel update only to the multiprocessor kernel / hal, and If I use the multiprocessor kernel / hal by changing it through the device manager , the post-sp4 doesn't freeze my computer. This is probably the same issue when windows xp install freezes if post-sp4 is slipstreamed to the install media on the same computer.

It also doesn't make any sense that post-sp4 install didn't freeze on your computer since it is also a pentium 4 , and is most likely using the single core kernel / hal .

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by harkaz » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:39 am

MichaelWeaser wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:08 pm
@Harkaz

I might have found the culprit that is causing my issue , the kernel update KB4486465.

Even though the computer is a Single core Pentium 4 , On a fresh Windows xp pro install that has sp4 slipstreamed and not post-sp4 , if I go into device manager , select computer and change acpi uniprocessor pc to acpi multiprocessor pc , once 2 reboots is done , post-sp4 will install fine without freezing and not having to use the 128GB ram patch. So the 128GB ram patch is using the multiprocessor kernel / hal?

The KB4486465 update is an update only for the multiprocessor kernel / Hal , and this is the same update that gave me problems of windows updates constantly wanting to reinstall it when I installed the rest of the updates using windows updates and not using post-sp4 update, the issue is caused by windows update not thinking its installed because of if you use a single core processor a different kernel / hal is being used . I know I am right about this because if in device manager I change acpi multiprocessor pc back to acpi uniprocessor pc , windows updates will constantly try to install KB4486465 over and over again.

My suspicion is that KB4486465 is causing the computer to freeze on boot if installed using the post-sp4 update when it requires a reboot because of how my Pentium 4 computer is using the single core kernel / hal and KB4486465 is a kernel update only to the multiprocessor kernel / hal, and If I use the multiprocessor kernel / hal by changing it through the device manager , the post-sp4 doesn't freeze my computer. This is probably the same issue when windows xp install freezes if post-sp4 is slipstreamed to the install media on the same computer.

It also doesn't make any sense that post-sp4 install didn't freeze on your computer since it is also a pentium 4 , and is most likely using the single core kernel / hal .
Probably it is the combination of uniprocessor kernel + 4 GB RAM that causes this.
Windows XP Unofficial SP4 (2014, 2016, and 2019): viewtopic.php?t=10321
Non-IT stuff:
Retinal changes in schizophrenia (2019): https://academic.oup.com/schizophreniab ... 06/5598443

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Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Post by MichaelWeaser » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:42 am

harkaz wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:39 am


Probably it is the combination of uniprocessor kernel + 4 GB RAM that causes this.
I am pretty sure its not exactly that, I tried installing it with the windows xp pro sp4 than post-sp4 installer after the install , with its original ram configuration of 512MB and it still happens.

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