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Windows XP SP 3

by dufresne / March 19, 2006 10:46 PM PST

I've been told that SP 3 has already been made and able to download.
Is that true? I haven't found any SP 3 on microsoft official website.

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XP SP 3 ?
by ruddydawg / March 20, 2006 12:45 AM PST
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a Reply to Windows XP SP 3
by danthevan / March 20, 2006 8:26 PM PST
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go to

http://www.thehotfix.net/sp3.html

they did call it the unofficial sp3 but had to remame it

this is a very good site to get hot fixes from. which are a pain in the neck to get from microsoft, ie having to phone send emails etc to microsoft which can be expensive

i use this site quite a lot hope this helps dan

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A lesson. Don't download fixes except from Microsoft.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 20, 2006 8:39 PM PST
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It's been a common ploy for virus and other pest authors to masquarade as a security patch or fix.

I would not do this.

Bob

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WIN XP sp3
by mkm558 / March 21, 2006 5:03 AM PST
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If you find a link for win XP sp3, avoid at all cost it is a link into virus hell! This is from second hand information.

I have to agree, only get updates/patches from a trusted Microsoft source.

If your still curious, use an old PC, with fictitious identifying information about yourself to protect against ID theft and be ready to accept whatever system failure MAY (not will) occur. Make sure you are on dialup and not on dsl or cable or anything with a static IP address! If system wide failure does occur, trash the HDD! As, I mentioned earlier, all of this is from 2nd hand info.

Be wary!

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Reply to Windows XP SP 3
by danthevan / March 21, 2006 6:56 AM PST
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re, re Win XP SP3
by mkm558 / March 21, 2006 7:12 AM PST

I checked out the link, pretty cool! I added it to my favorites list.

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