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Windows XP SP3 Available through Windows Update

Earlier Microsoft had delayed the release of Windows XP SP3 through Windows Update due to some technical issue. Microsoft has announced that Window XP SP3 in now available through Windows Update. To install SP3 go to Windows Update and perform an express or custom install, make sure you see the service pack selected, and proceed with the install.

Windows XP SP3 will not significantly change the Windows XP experience as most of the changes are under the hood. SP3 will be available through Automatic Updates in a few months time.

Download Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)

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  1. At last, they’ve released it.

  2. @Aravind,
    Yes, they have released it.

  3. yes atlast…i have the links to unofficial downloads though…

  4. Thanks Nirmal..let’s see what this does to my computer! 🙂

  5. I am pretty excited about it, let see what all new features has been added, and whats the whole package says 🙂

  6. I tried to install the sp3 update from Microsoft’s site and my computer would boot to a blue screen. I had to have a tech from Friendly Computers come to my house to fix my computer. It took him about 45 minutes, and their rates were really reasonable. I am not sure what the problem was, but if you are having any problems, I recommend their services. Their site is and you can find the closest location on their site.

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