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XP SP2 install problems!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Jim Wulf, Sep 1, 2004.

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  1. Jim Wulf

    Jim Wulf Thread Starter

    Nov 25, 2002
    i installed it via a cd i got at office depot and after that it didn't go online or find any of my other pc's on my wireless network. they could'nt go online or find each other.i'm running xp home on all of them.i went into add/remove programs and uninstalled sp2 which it did but now i get this error msg coming on my monitor whenever it wants to:
    16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem

    The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction.
    CS:0556 IP:010D OP:ff ff ff 00 00 Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.

    Close Ignore

    I click Ignore and it goes to my desktop with no problem.
    Why is it doing this?
    Thanks, Jim
  2. Old Rich

    Old Rich

    Jan 17, 2003
    The wireless management and the Windows Firewall is significantly different on SP-2 . . on two notebooks so far, I have had to run the "Set up a network" wizard to re-establish the connection with the wired network.

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