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Old 13th May 2008   #1
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XP SP3 glitch on HP systems with AMD chips

Microsoft believes at least one XP SP3 glitch is due to HP systems containing AMD chips. Details here:

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I lucked out. I didn't even see this until after I had performed a fresh install of XP Home SP2 OEM (not HP/Compaq branded) on a Compaq with an AMD chip. SP3 loaded well and the PC is running strong for only having 256MB of shared memory.

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