Windows XP SP3 Final is now available !

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  1. nanana1

    nanana1 Frequent Poster

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  2. Perman

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    Hi,

    Thanks for sharing.

    The FASTEST d/l link for SP3 so far; few minutes vs some x hrs unreliable sites.

    Thanks again.
     
  3. Perman

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    Hi,

    Yes.

    I just found out after installing it, but anyway, thanks your effort.

    I am d/ling from softpedia.com and it is relatively fast too. Hoping it is the right one.;)
     
  4. jem1004

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    Good I get GDI32.dll error... :)
     
  5. midway40

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    I installed it on my workstation today. My SysAdmin wanted me to be the guinea pig to test it out against some finicky software we use. I didn't run upon any problems but didn't notice much difference either.
     
  6. nanana1

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    Solution
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    1. Boot from a Windows CD and select the repair option.

    2. Copy gdi32.dll from c:\windows\servicepackfiles\i386\gdi32.dll to c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll. (Do keep a backup copy of the old gdi32.dll in c:\windows\system32 directory)

    3. Then it will reboot normally
     
  7. jem1004

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    I know and already repair it
     
  8. farmerlee

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    Cheers! Downloaded and slipstreamed it into my xp pro sp2 disk. Done a clean install and everything is running sweet.
     
  9. the insider

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    is this SP3 also fit for a dutch version of xp or do I have to wait for it's translation ?
     
  10. Fuzzfas

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    Installed SP3 over a SP2 installation, all fine.
     
  11. nanana1

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    Wait for the dutch translation:thumb:
     
  12. HAN

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    Anyone have the MD5 for the Service Pack EXE file only? I want to make sure my copy is good...
     
  13. WSFuser

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    Here you go:

    sshot-18.jpg
     
  14. HAN

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    Thanks! Mine matches! :D
     
  15. NICK ADSL UK

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    The full Rundown of whats on the XP SP3 CD is:

    Courtesy of a very good MVP colleague of mine David Parry i am able to give you a breakdown of what is on xp 3 CD

    The full fundown of whats on the XP SP3 CD is:

    G:\DOTNETFX
    G:\IMAGES
    G:\SUPPORT
    G:\SUPPORT\SYMBOLS
    G:\SUPPORT\TOOLS
    G:\VALUEADD
    G:\VALUEADD\3RDPARTY
    G:\VALUEADD\3RDPARTY\MGMT
    G:\VALUEADD\3RDPARTY\MGMT\CITRIX
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\FONTS
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\MGMT
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\MGMT\CIMV2R5
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\MGMT\IAS
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\MGMT\PBA
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\MGMT\WBEMODBC
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\NET
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\NET\NETBEUI
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\NET\TOOLS
    G:\VALUEADD\MSFT\USMT

    Then the Value Add folder is


    3rd Party folder which is a Citrix Client installer, helps with remote access.
    Some fonts ( basically to cover the default fonts of the apps in case someone has deleted them Ariel TT in two forms )
    WMI ODBC Driver
    Phone Book Administrator
    Windows NT 4.0 Internet Authentication Service snap-in
    CIMv2r5.mof Windows XP
    .Net BUI and Tools
    USMT ( which is User State Migration Tools ) Download and overview of this tool seperate to having it added to the XP SP3 cd

    Support folder has:

    Symbols ( for bug reports and dumps )
    Tools
    ACT20.EXE
    DEPLOY.CAB
    FASTWIZ.EXE
    GBUNICNV.EXE
    MSRDPCLI.EXE
    SUP_PRO.CAB
    SUP_SRV.CAB
    SUPPORT.CAB
    SUPTOOLS.MSI

    DotnetFX Folder

    Which is just setup for dotnet

    Images Folder

    Which just houses the images used in the setup page for the various apps.

    Screenshot of whole root of CD
     
  16. farmerlee

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    Is the xp sp3 cd available for download in an iso format or similar? I did a quick search but couldn't seem to find anything.
     
  17. WSFuser

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    I believe Technet/MSDN members can download the ISO.
     
  18. NICK ADSL UK

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    The ISO file is exclusive to Technet/MSDN subscribers at this time
     
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    Which version(s) of dotnet are available on the SP3 CD?
    Will Microsoft offer CDs free of charge like it did with SP2?
    Thanks :)
     
  20. WSFuser

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    I believe its 1.1.
     
  21. lucas1985

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    Thanks WSFuser :)
     
  22. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    is it really the final released SP3,

    always wonder, because i cant seem to find it on MS's website.
     
  23. NICK ADSL UK

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    Rest assured C.S.J. it is but as i have said in a previous thread it's only officially available to RTM and tech net and MDSN subscribers at this time which is private
     
  24. lucas1985

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    It will go live on Tuesday. Until that, only Technet and MDSN subscribers will have access to it from Microsoft servers.
     
  25. NICK ADSL UK

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    Yes that indeed is correct :)
     
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