I'm using an Pentium 4 desktop PC, with an Intel Celeron 1,8 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 40 GB of hard disk space, partitioned into C:, D:, and E: drives.
I'm running Microsodt Windows XP Service Pack 2 on my computer.
I'm trying to install the MiKTeX 2.9.5823, which is available for download from the following URL:
However, when I visited the page with the URL
I noticed that amongst the required versions of Windows, there is no mention of Windows XP Service Pack 2.
Although Windows XP Service Pack 3 is one of the operating systems supported, I'm not so comfortable upgrading to Service Pack 3 because doing so has resulted in other problems, e.g., the HTML help files not showing any contents in the right pane.
MiKTeX 2.8 has reached the "end of life" status, as is mentioned on the following pages:
What are my options?