Some links for some information you might wish to look at including links to direct
download of SP3 and where to get assistance if appropriate.
Release notes for Windows XP Service Pack 3
The hard disk space requirements for Windows XP Service Pack 3
Steps to take before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3
Some third-party programs may experience a change in functionality after you install
Windows XP Service Pack 3
How to troubleshoot an unsuccessful installation of Windows XP Service Pack 3
How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
How to remove Windows XP Service Pack 3 from your computer
Windows XP Service Pack 3 - ISO-9660 CD Image File:
Windows XP Service Pack 3 Network Installation Package for IT Professionals and Developers
(Single installations for PCs can use the same file)
If you have a friend who can download it for you and save it to disk might be worthwhile.
Where to get assistance -
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 (All Languages)
Free unlimited installation and compatibility support is available for Windows XP, but
only for Service Pack 3 (SP3). This support for SP3 is valid until April 14, 2009. For
more information about this policy, visit the Windows XP Support Lifecycle page located at
. Chat and e-mail support is available only
in the United States and Canada. For all other Windows XP issues, visit the Help and
Support site at http://support.microsoft.com/oas/def...spx?gprid=1173
, and then choose
select Windows XP | select Windows XP Service Pack 3
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How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
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"lizzyhock" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
| The download keeps failing to download.
| No error cxode was given???
| I even turned off my anti-virus software (avast)
| I have XP Home edition with IE version 6 2900.2180.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158
| Cipher Strength 128-bit
| Product ID: you probably don't need that!
| Update Version; SP2;
| Oh bythe way I am on a dial-up server maybe that is why!
| Can I download the installation file with my download manager?
| Thanks Elizabeth Hock (aka: Lizzyhock)