The latter, Howard.
Howard Walker 635 wrote:
> Does this mean that XP SP3 will not receive any security updates, or is it
> just installation and compatibility support that is being dropped?
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>> While you were AWOL, BroMow, the year-long, free unlimited installation
>> compatibility support for Windows XP SP3 ended on Tuesday, 14 April 2009.
>> WinXP-specific newsgroup: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
>> MowGreen wrote:
>>> IF there are still issues after uninstalling XP SP3 and doing all of the
>>> above *prior* to reinstalling XP SP3 again, then go here:
>>> From the dropdown window, choose the situation that best describes the
>>> issue ... eg. Download issue, Install issue, post install issue.
>>> Then click the Continue button.
>>> Free unlimited installation and compatibility support is available for
>>> Windows XP, but only for Service Pack 3 (SP3).