SP3 Released?

  jonargent 20:01 30 Mar 2008
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Hi all, i've noticed Microsoft has a download for SP3 ( A HREF="click here" title="Windows XP Service Pack 3 Overview" TARGET="_new"> b>click here /b> /A> Is this the final version, and if so, is there a complete file I can downoad somewhere, for burning to a CD?

Thanks!!

  Rob_08 20:11 30 Mar 2008

Its just an overview pdf . SP3 coming next week apparently.
Dont know why though, as SP2 has been so stable and good for years. I will be wary of updating in case its just an evil ploy to screw XP up and make people switch to Vista instead. !! ( joking..... i hope )

  Stuartli 20:41 30 Mar 2008

But that's just the point - "....for years"..:-)

  woodchip 20:44 30 Mar 2008

It's for Security and Bugs

  MAT ALAN 20:46 30 Mar 2008

Been running the latest SP3 Beta for a couple of weeks now, no discernable difference and no problems..

  Technotiger 21:58 30 Mar 2008

Ditto MAT ALAN.

  wis 22:03 30 Mar 2008

sit back my friend wait and see, as they say watch
this space

  eedcam 22:22 30 Mar 2008

'Been running the latest SP3 Beta for a couple of weeks now, no discernable difference and no problems....

So ok but what is the improvement if any after all some get quite excited that there is a new version of spybot or whatever

  Technotiger 22:29 30 Mar 2008

The main improvement is, I believe intended to be in Security, hence not a lot to actually see, though there are a couple of little extras, I think in Accessories.

  Technotiger 22:31 30 Mar 2008

I think Windows Photo Story 3 is also an addition.

  eedcam 22:41 30 Mar 2008

Thanks techno security maybe Photostory 3 Ye gods then I expect it'llbe like Windows media player you cant get rid

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