JSI Tip 8489. Microsoft does NOT support installing a service pack and post-service pack hotfixes consecutively for Windows operating systems?

In the Windows NT 4.0 days, I posted tip 1981 ยป A better way to reapply Service Packs and Hotfixes..

While the non-reboot method is likely to work, some hotfixes may NOT be properly applied.

Microsoft no longer supports consecutive (non-reboot) installs of services packs and post-service pack hotfixes for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.

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