XP Service Pack 3

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XP Service Pack 3

Post by LeviF » Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:06 pm

I noticed my comp is awaiting my ok to install XP Service Pack 3. Anybody do this yet? Any issues?

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Post by Roscoe » Wed Aug 27, 2008 4:20 am

Did mine months ago, no problems of any kind. Haven't seen much negative feedback on forums, SP3 seems to be a goodie.

But make sure that you back everything up before you install it just to be on the safe side. Better safe than sorry and all that.

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Post by Turtle40 » Wed Aug 27, 2008 4:26 am

Been using XP SP3 on numerous machines without issue and also Vista SP1, again without any problems.

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Post by stamo » Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:03 am

sp3 working fine for a couple of months.

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Post by Roger Rines » Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:15 am

MS Offers this advice for those planning on installing XP SP3:
Steps to take before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3

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Post by Roger Rines » Fri Aug 29, 2008 2:48 pm

This item about XP SP3 appeared in the news today:
Microsoft warns of IE8 lock-in with XP SP3

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Post by Turtle40 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:24 pm

...another reason to stick with Firefox. It seems IE8 is still beta though.

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Post by stamo » Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:27 pm

be sure to move up to firefox 3.

i believe 3.0.1 is up to date.

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Post by Turtle40 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:45 pm

Yep have used F Fox3 since is was beta with no issues. It got the best write up for browser in September's PC Plus, beating such names as Opera and Safari.

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