Desktop Software Operating Systems Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 Final for Windows

by Microsoft Corp.

Avg. Rating 3.9 (243 votes)

File Details

File Size 309.0 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 1,203,908
Publisher Microsoft Corp.
Homepage Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
Other Versions

Publisher's Description

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.

Latest Reviews

shellylee89

shellylee89 reviewed vFinal on Apr 26, 2013

If you want to download Windows XP for free (with step by step instructions on how to install) go here-- tiny(dot)cc/windowsxp1 -- just change the (dot) to . because I cant post links here. enjoy!

freetoothpaste11

freetoothpaste11 reviewed vFinal on Sep 7, 2012

Still using XP... that speaks for itself

reacer

reacer reviewed vFinal on Sep 27, 2011

IMHO, if your computer is not upgraded, I would install Free Windows. It works without interruptions and it is highly protected. Web site http://free-windows.com

wacwogjla

wacwogjla reviewed vFinal on Aug 16, 2011

No problem and it works on my PC.

Rozita8989

Rozita8989 reviewed vFinal on Apr 26, 2011

After installing WIn-XP SP3 the seek noise from my hard drive went up noticably and that was after defragging the drive. If you have SP2 with all critical updates then you don't need the SP3 update, and for those who think that SP3 will somehow make your system faster ... It won't!!!

b3rn4rd1990

b3rn4rd1990 reviewed vFinal on Feb 11, 2011

nich bro..

trents

trents reviewed vFinal on Dec 2, 2010

Hi,
i'm not sure for the speed for now because i still downloading it now...Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 Final i think it is nice and cool..

betasun

betasun reviewed vFinal on Nov 22, 2010

Also not good for my system .made it slow and not responsive .

BLADE102183

BLADE102183 reviewed vFinal on Nov 9, 2010

I found a Genuine Full Version of Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3 only for $104.99 and it works great! You can buy it www.tek-micro.com here is the link:

http://www.tek-micro.com...sion-w%7B47%7D-COA.html

UJM

UJM reviewed vFinal on Jul 1, 2008

After installing SP3 the seek noise from my hard drive went up noticably and that was after defragging the drive. If you have SP2 with all critical updates then you don't need the SP3 update, and for those who think that SP3 will somehow make your system faster ... It won't!

Avg. Rating 3.9 (243 votes)
Your Rating
shellylee89

shellylee89 reviewed vFinal on Apr 26, 2013

If you want to download Windows XP for free (with step by step instructions on how to install) go here-- tiny(dot)cc/windowsxp1 -- just change the (dot) to . because I cant post links here. enjoy!

freetoothpaste11

freetoothpaste11 reviewed vFinal on Sep 7, 2012

Still using XP... that speaks for itself

reacer

reacer reviewed vFinal on Sep 27, 2011

IMHO, if your computer is not upgraded, I would install Free Windows. It works without interruptions and it is highly protected. Web site http://free-windows.com

wacwogjla

wacwogjla reviewed vFinal on Aug 16, 2011

No problem and it works on my PC.

Rozita8989

Rozita8989 reviewed vFinal on Apr 26, 2011

After installing WIn-XP SP3 the seek noise from my hard drive went up noticably and that was after defragging the drive. If you have SP2 with all critical updates then you don't need the SP3 update, and for those who think that SP3 will somehow make your system faster ... It won't!!!

b3rn4rd1990

b3rn4rd1990 reviewed vFinal on Feb 11, 2011

nich bro..

trents

trents reviewed vFinal on Dec 2, 2010

Hi,
i'm not sure for the speed for now because i still downloading it now...Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 Final i think it is nice and cool..

betasun

betasun reviewed vFinal on Nov 22, 2010

Also not good for my system .made it slow and not responsive .

BLADE102183

BLADE102183 reviewed vFinal on Nov 9, 2010

I found a Genuine Full Version of Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3 only for $104.99 and it works great! You can buy it www.tek-micro.com here is the link:

http://www.tek-micro.com...sion-w%7B47%7D-COA.html

UJM

UJM reviewed vFinal on Jul 1, 2008

After installing SP3 the seek noise from my hard drive went up noticably and that was after defragging the drive. If you have SP2 with all critical updates then you don't need the SP3 update, and for those who think that SP3 will somehow make your system faster ... It won't!

bds14

bds14 reviewed vFinal on Jun 19, 2008

Saw the same problem as stp33:
My desktop would hibernate without a problem, but then it would never be able to come back from hibernation. The progress bar would fill up when returning, but then the screen would just go and stay black. When I manually rebooted the system after this, it would tell me that "the last attempt to restart the system from its previous location failed."

I uninstalled SP3, and now my system hibernates just fine.

Landsnes

Landsnes reviewed vFinal on Jun 15, 2008

Works!

I installed a clean system, applied SP3 and then installed all my programs. I've had no problems with it and everything works great! Can't ask for more than that.

stp33

stp33 reviewed vFinal on Jun 3, 2008

After having used released SP3 for 3 weeks, I have removed it.

1. sporadic blue screens here and there. No pattern. Various codes. Haven't seen as many blue screens in 3 years before SP3. After the removal, not one blue screen.

2. There also was another, more scary effect. Suddenly, in the middle of work, the screen would slowly flash several times, after which video signal (NVidia 7800GS) went off and computer (mobo Abit AV8) became unresponsive. After hard reset, there was long beeeeep instead of short normal one, and again no video signal. In about 10 minutes, everything magically restored to the normal state; during these 10 minutes, even complete turning off the PSU did not have any effect. This was happening about once in 2 days. I have no explanation or even an idea about what might be causing this and how it was possible, but again, this never happened before, and never came back after having SP3 removed.

3. Hibernation became impossible - computer was saving the state without a problem, but when trying to wake up, it said that the file was corrupted.

4. Removing SP3 itself also was not smooth - the un-installation has failed with "file not found". Investigation showed that it did not like one particular kb937468.cat because it had expired certificate. So I used system restore.

sweathog

sweathog reviewed vFinal on May 16, 2008

CONS
1. Eliminates address bar in the taskbar.
2. Breaks Xpize

PROS
1. Improves speed

BobLennon

BobLennon reviewed vFinal on May 1, 2008

While the installation was rather ponderous, it resulted in a flawless first time install on our hybrid (wireless/lan)small office setup.

Thanks for the heads up and sneak preview.

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