Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) free for PC

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Windows XP Service Pack 3, also called Windows XP SP3, stands as the last service pack update targeting Windows XP 32-bits systems. It features many important improvements and it enhances your experience with the OS.

What is Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)?

Windows XP Service Pack 3 is a non-cumulative update package developed by Microsoft (contrary to Service Pack 1 and 2) targeting Windows XP 32-bit operating systems. It embeds several improvements like network security and efficiency, better kernel encryptions, and updates all kinds of components.

What are the key features of Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)?

  • Network: It features the Network Access Protection compatibility and allows Windows XP machines to communicate with the NAP in Windows Server 2008.
  • Better encryption: The new kernel encapsulate several more efficient cryptographic algorithms.
  • Black hole: The Black hole algorithm equips your OS to ignore network routers that incorrectly drop certain kinds of network packets.
  • Better Wi-Fi security: The Wi-Fi Protected Access protocol now supports WPA2 to strengthen network security.
  • Remote Desktop Protocol: The Remote Desktop Protocol is updated to provide better communication between distant machines.
  • Miscellaneous: Some other components of the OS are updated, like the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) is updated to version 3.0, the Microsoft Extended Markup Language (MSXML) services are updated to version 6.0, the Windows installer is updated to version 3.1.4, the Window Imaging Component allows the camera vendors their own proprietary image codecs with the OS's features, updates to the operating system components of Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) and Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, and more.
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How to install Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)?

Before installing SP3, make sure to follow Microsoft's prerequisites, and SP1 or SP2 must be installed.

  • Launch and follow the installation process until it's done.

Is it free?

Yes, it is a free operating system installer.

Is it safe?

It is safe, no malware has been detected in the version we provide you.