1) Copy and paste the following into a notepad file: 2) Save it as Filename.bat .. Make sure you save it as "All file types". 3) Execute the file 4) Go to Control Panel 5) Click "Check for Updates" under "Security" 6) Click "Check for Updates" 7) Install the update. This is a 4MB update. This will get your computer ready for Service Pack 2. 8) Once it's installed, repeat step 6. "Check for Updates" 9) The actual service pack will now install, it should be around 300MB. This update has some compatibility fixes and fixes some performance issues. If you encounter any problems, I am not held responsible. You will be able to restore your computer to the state it was in before installing SP2 by going into safe mode and launching System Restore.