You can still download it. It's the only way to get a standalone version.
"Dave" <email@example.com> wrote in message
: Hi Bruce - that site is apparently only for the "Network Pros" (which I am
: definitely not) at ~316 mb. The "smaller, more appropriate" download for
: one comp is what I did before. Actually, the 60 mg download was only an
: installer, but the entire download was much more. Was it really much
: different then the 316 mg method?
: I think Gordon has it right "the only caveat AFAIR is that you then have
: uninstall SP3 before you can revert to IE6,
: but hey, who would want to? ;-) "
: Thanks Gordon
: and everybody else too.
: "Bruce Hagen" <Nospam@mymail.invalid> wrote in message
: > First, there is no such thing as OE7. However, you can download SP3 from
: > the link below and Save it. (Put it on a DVD as well). Then you can
: > install it at your convenience like any other program.
: > Steps to take before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3:
: > http://support.microsoft.com:80/kb/950717
: > WinXP SP3 - Read all prerequisites for a successful installation
: > Release Notes for Windows XP Service Pack 3
: > Download Windows XP Service Pack 3 here:
: > --
: > Bruce Hagen
: > MS-MVP [Mail]
: > Imperial Beach, CA
: > "Dave" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
: > news:e9mEK0YJKHA.1340@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
: >>I downloaded/installed SP3 in my Win XP system that was already at SP2.
: >>Actually, I didn't just download SP3 and then install SP3, it was done
: >>all at once - download and install. - no other choices. A very long
: >>procedure on a dialup system. For other reasons (need to go from OE6 to
: >>OE7), I now need to uninstall the SP3. Is there any way to avoid the 60
: >>mg download to start out? I never got the usual chance to 'Save' or
: >> Thx
: >> Dave
: >> WinXP SP3 OE6