> > I wonder why someone would still be running Windows XP SP2?
> > SP3 has been out for ions, ya know.
> I've been using XP SP1 since this PC was new in 2005, and I have never bothered
> updating it, nor have I needed to. This PC still works as good as new, despite being
> on 24/7 and having an OS which is nearly a decade old. I have not replaced one item
> of hardware yet, aside from installing an AGP video card, a 60GB hard drive for
> games/emulators, and increasing its RAM to 1GB (previously 256MB OEM).
> I am yet to fill either the OEM 40GB or 60GB yet (I have around 12GB free in total),
> simply because I do not feel the need to backup the entire internet's worth of ripped
> films and game data. I have a video store's (gone bust) worth of original VHS tapes
> and DVDs for that, as well as quite a few game consoles of which can all plug into
> the back of my stand-up GameCube cabinet, or the 50" plasma in the living room. I
> haven't stepped into the coin-operated side of things just yet.
Obviously you're not a pokerom, let alone using other emus. With Daphne, Visual Pinball (8 and 9), multiple versions of MAME, some PC games, etc, my 'games' folder is at least 65gb.
Also, I'm waiting for the 'SP 1 ??.....you know how vulnerable you are??' argument to be raised by someone.
Consider it high comedy....sincere tragedy....whatever...don't take it personally.