XP SP3 Final @ MajorGeeks

  brundle 21:12 23 Apr 2008

I did check to see if this had been posted already today but couldn't find anything...click here

  birdface 21:15 23 Apr 2008

May Thanks.I will download it a bit later as my computer is running a bit slow at the moment.

  birdface 21:22 23 Apr 2008

Got a bit impatient so decided to download it.44hours it was going to take.So I take it the browser might be a bit busy.So will leave it till some other time.Having a few problems with my computer so it may be my fault.

  brundle 21:27 23 Apr 2008

2 hours here, speed is pretty low I agree.

  kdt 21:53 23 Apr 2008

why waste time RTM out around 29th April? Next week.

  cocteau48 22:14 23 Apr 2008

ALLO ALLO!....I shall say this only once ... coz I'm getting tired of saying it!
This 300+ mb download contains everything since SP2.
All critical updates for all aspects of Windows.
If you have been keeping your updates ... up to date ... you will already have the vast majority of it and some of it may even be for things which you do not even have installed.
Wait and let windows update decide what is relevant to your system... it will be a fraction of 300+Mb.
You are just wasting time and effort downloading the whole lot.
There you are ... that feels better .. I've got that off my chest!!

  Stuartli 23:44 23 Apr 2008

44 hours....:-)))

I downloaded the SP3 RC2 336MB package using my usual FreshDownload download manager in around seven to eight minutes......:-)

I'm with TalkTalk by the way....

  DieSse 23:57 23 Apr 2008

"...coz I'm getting tired of saying it!"

Me too. What's the panic - let the dust settle - avoid the rush - whatever.

Just wait. Do it in May sometime, when it will have been shaken down a bit more thoroughly, and you can get just the bits you need via Windows Update.

  Graham. 00:24 24 Apr 2008

It's late, so I agree with everyone.

  Rob_08 01:02 24 Apr 2008

Works fine. (so far) Imaged prior to install !

  Taff™ 01:15 24 Apr 2008

Mini Download manager timed out after 30 minutes - I agree with Graham.!

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