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Old 01-28-2012, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Am using bb-9000, i think OS is 4.
I need software for UPGRADING MY OS, and SETTING UP STUFFS IN MY BB.
Is it DESKTOP MANAGER ??

Tried download it frm bb site, but all i get is error says "I need WINDOWS XP with SERVICE PACK 3"...

I tried downloading old versions from bb site, but i think they are all same :(
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Default Re: Desktop Manager for Older Version

You will need to update the operating system on your computer first.

You need at least Service Pack 3 for Windows XP (as noted in the error message).
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BTW - if you are still running Windows XP SP2, you aren't getting any security patches. That's very bad. They stopped patching XP SP2 18 months ago.

Upgrade - now - to Windows XP SP3.
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sp2 after updating my comp. became slow.. until they fixed tht issue in sp2 !
I dnt wanna update to sp3, coz my comp. wil become slow again... i dont lik those updates ! :(
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Suit yourself.
You have an unpatched machine, highly exploitable. Desktop Manager is not your problem here.
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And the computer may be running slow because of the overhead of all the malware...only partly kidding, as there's a good chance it's true. As NJ says, you've left yourself open big time.
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Download CCleaner and run it. It will clean the computer of old temp files and cookies. Then download the service pack then DM.
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And MalwareBytes.. Run them both.
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I use both all the time.
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