Windows XP Service Pack 3

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)

The latest major update for Windows XP

The latest Service Pack for XP is finally here and it includes some minor but important updates for Windows users. View full description

PROS

  • Includes new Management Console
  • Improves Wifi security

CONS

  • No major usability improvements

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The latest Service Pack for XP is finally here and it includes some minor but important updates for Windows users.

Windows® XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) includes all previously released updates for the operating system. However, this particular update only includes a small number of new functionalities, which do not significantly enhance the operating system. Amongst these updates are features such as an updated Microsoft Management Console 3.0 (which already appears in Windows Server 2008 and Vista) and an update to Wifi protected access to make wireless surfing more secure.

There has also been added a “health checking” component that’s already used by Windows Server 2008 which can check to make sure that certain upgrades and security features are in place for XP-based clients before they are allowed to log onto a network.

Note that this Service Pack is valid for updates across the XP range including Windows XP, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Home Edition N, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional Edition, Windows XP Professional N, Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Starter Edition and Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.

Download Service Pack 3 now to ensure that your version of XP is updated with the latest fixes and features for maximum functionality.

Service Pack 3 includes some important updates including Microsoft’s updated Management Console 3.0, which appears in Windows Server 2008 and Vista, and an update to Wifi protected access.

There is also be a “health checking” component added that’s already used by Windows Server 2008 which can check to make sure that certain upgrades and security features are in place for XP-based clients before they are allowed to log onto a network. Download it now to ensure that your Windows XP is fully updated.

Windows XP Service Pack 3

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Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)

— User reviews — about Windows XP Service Pack 3

  • james nkandu kaoma

    by james nkandu kaoma

    "speed up of computer operation system."

    it helps the computer operating system and programmes to run very fast when the computer is in use. More.

    reviewed on March 10, 2017

  • ukyo murakami

    by ukyo murakami

    "i like to download xp servoce pack 3 use now"

    I hope and also my friend toll me windows service pack 3 is good working . More.

    reviewed on February 11, 2017

  • Alexander Whaley

    by Alexander Whaley

    "corrupt"

    This version is corrupt and will not install. Do not waste your time or data!. More.

    reviewed on May 2, 2016

  • anthonytonyjohnson483845034

    by anthonytonyjohnson483845034

    "I love the fact that Microsoft includes free updates and security patches."

    It is wonderful that Microsoft includes free updates, however, they include bloated material. But you can't have your cu... More.

    reviewed on April 23, 2016

  • "easy to reformat when log in problem occur."

    no problem for configurations.easy to install programs and application. i have no problem to reformat the operating sys... More.

    reviewed on January 26, 2015

  • bvsunil

    by bvsunil

    "i am not able to login after upgrading to sp3. asking key. Pls Help"

    i am not able to login after upgrading to sp3. asking key. Pls Help. More.

    reviewed on October 13, 2014