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Windows XP was launched in October 2001 and it became one of the most popular operating systems on a worldwide scale.

Part of its success relied in its appealing interface, since it was different than the ones that had been available before its launch.

Remember, XP was launched in 2001 and it reached end-of-life on the 8th of April, 2014?

Service Pack 3 is a cumulative update (includes all previously released fixes), therefore you do not need to install Windows XP Service Pack 1 or 2 before proceeding with Service Pack 3 installation. If you already have Service Pack 3 installed, you can safely skip this article.

It also needs to be mentioned that support for Windows XP stopped in April 2014, so all users are advised to migrate to a newer one to prevent any potential security flaws that leave them vulnerable in front of malware attacks.

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info? )Hi, I would like to update my PC (XP Pro SP1) with SP2 pack.

Service Packs are collections of security updates and stability enhancements from Microsoft.

You'll be asked if you want to install and run three small plug-ins. The scan will take a while, but it is well worth the wait.

Full download (aka Network Installation Package) of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP has been removed from Microsoft Download Center, but you can get the file from Major Geeks. Have a nice glass of juice and do some exercise while the Service Pack is being installed.

When it gets to the point where you see "Finishing installation" screen, it will still take several minutes to complete.

As of April 8, 2014 Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP and therefore it is no longer an officially supported platform.

Users may still continue to use Java 8 updates on Windows XP at their own risk, but we can no longer provide complete guarantees for Java on Windows XP, since the OS is no longer being updated by Microsoft.