The Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) installation fails always. You get an error message - "Fatal Error during installation".
Windows XP Service Pack 3 installation will fail with the error message "Fatal Error during installation", if the patch KB925877 is installed on the target computer.
You will need to uninstall the patch KB925877, prior to installing SP 3. Use the Install Software configuration to uninstall the patch first (using a pre-installation script) and then install SP3. This procedure needs to be followed as, Patch Uninstall option is not available in the Service Pack Installation. Follow the steps below to install Windows XP SP3:
Applies to: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows XP SP3 installation, Service Pack installation, Patch Deployment
Keywords: Uninstall Windows XP SP3, Windows XP Service Pack 3 installation failure, Deploy patch, Install service Pack
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