Download Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) (ISO 32-bit)

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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-bit systems. It features many important improvements and it enhances your experience with the OS.

What is Windows XP SP3?

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

What are the key features of Windows XP SP3?

  • Network: It features Network Access Protection compatibility and allows Windows XP machines to communicate with the NAP in Windows Server 2008.
  • Better encryption: The new kernel encapsulates 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) (updated to version 3.0), the Microsoft Extended Markup Language (MSXML) services (updated to version 6.0), or the Windows Installer (updated to version 3.1.4). In addition, other key features are added, such as the Window Imaging Component, which allows camera vendors to integrate their proprietary image codecs with the OS's features. Finally, it also includes updates to the operating system components of Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE), Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, and more.
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How to install Windows XP SP3?

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

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