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MS Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Updated: August 01, 2001

Service Pack 1 (SP1) provides the latest updates to the Windows 2000 Family of Operating Systems, including:

  • Operating system reliability

  • Application compatibility

  • Windows 2000 Setup

  • Security issues

Specific updates contained in Service Pack 1 are documented as Knowledge Base articles in Microsoft TechNet and on the Microsoft Personal Online Support Web site (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=win2000).

What is on this CD?

This Service Pack CD contains:

The Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 installation files (in \i386).

  • The Service Pack 1 documentation, including the Readme for Service Pack 1 (ReadMeSP.htm).

    ReadMeSP.htm contains important information about installing and using Service Pack 1. Please consult it before installing this Service Pack.

    For instructions on installing Service Pack 1 across multiple systems, see the SPDeploy.doc.

  • Additional Windows components can be installed as needed from the \ValueAdd folder.

    The \ValueAdd folder on this CD contains Terminal Services Advanced Client (TSAC), which is a Win32 ActiveX control that can be used to run Terminal Services sessions within Internet Explorer. Management tools that use the TSAC's capabilities are also provided.

    Important: The Terminal Services Client is not part of the Service Pack 1 installation; it must be installed separately. For more information about using and installing TSAC, see the Readme.

  • Debug Symbol files, which are used to diagnose application and computer crashes. Debug Symbol files are not required for proper operation of your computer.

    Deployment Tools and Documentation (in \Support\Tools), including:

    • Updated Windows 2000 deployment tools

    • The Microsoft Windows 2000 Guide to Unattended Setup (Unattend.doc)

    • The Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack Installation and Deployment Guide (SPDeploy.doc)

Install Service Pack 1

Click here to access Windows 2000 Service Pack 1

If you are installing the Service Pack on multiple systems, see the SPDeploy.doc.

Additional Windows 2000 Service Pack Resources

For additional information about the Windows 2000 operating system and this Service Pack, see the following resources:

The Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack Installation and Deployment Guide, which provides detailed instructions for installing this Service Pack by using both the update and integrated installation methods. This guide (SPDeploy.doc) is located on this CD or can be downloaded from the Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack Web site (http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/downloads/servicepacks/default.asp) under "Learn More".

The Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility List Web site (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/131900), which provides the most up-to-date information about supported hardware and software products.

The Microsoft Knowledge Base, which provides updated information about the Windows 2000 operating system. The Knowledge Base is included with Microsoft TechNet and located on the Microsoft Personal Online Support Web site (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=win2000).

The list of affected Service Pack files, provided on the Microsoft Product Support Services Web site (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=win2000).

The list of known issues and general release notes, provided in Microsoft TechNet as Knowledge Base article 265381 and on the Microsoft Product Support Services Web site (http://support.microsoft.com/support.misc/kblookup.asp?id=265381).

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