Windows XP Service Pack 3 Overview

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Windows® XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) includes all previously released updates for the operating system. This update also includes a small number of new functionalities, which do not significantly change customers’ experience with the operating system. This white paper summarizes what is new in Windows XP SP3. You can obtain Windows XP SP3 from Windows Update, at
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    Overview of Windows XP Service Pack 3.docx

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      This page describes how to download a white paper summarizing what is new in Windows XP SP3. In order to download Windows XP SP3 for one computer, you must visit Windows Update at For more information, visit
  • Supported Operating Systems:

    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, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

      Windows® XP

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