SP3 Release Candidate
File Size: 337MB
Summary: XP-SP3 is a cumulative update containing sp1+sp2+all updates released by m$ in all these years…
Windows XP Service Pack 3 FAQ
It’s time to say goodbye to an old friend. Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), due in the second quarter of 2008, will be the final XP service pack , according to Microsoft. It can’t come a moment too soon: XP SP2 (see my review) shipped over three years ago at this writing, and the company has since shipped hundreds of hot-fixes for the OS, giving users a painful updating experience, with multiple reboots. XP SP3 will consolidate all of these fixes into a single package and, surprisingly, add a few new features, including some that–go figure–debuted first in XP’s successor, Windows Vista. Here’s what I know about Windows XP Service Pack 3.