Another system is finding its way back to Win2k. A couple of months ago I had installed XP on my work laptop so that I could then install Microsoft's virtual server. It was plugging along mostly alright until Wednesday of last week when networking just collapsed. I mean, done, kaput. IP interface? What IP interface? My attempts to fix it were futile. So, given that I had only installed XP on it so that I could test out Linux on a virtual server (and was done with it), I blew it away this evening. It's now restarting after the SP4 install. Next up, upgrading IE, Windows Installer, and BITS. Then the Windows Update death march.
...Oh yeah, and making my account an Administrator. Doh!