May 7, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows XP SP3 (KB936929) Standalone Update Package and ISO Images Official Microsoft Download Links

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has been released to the public through Windows Update and Microsoft Download Center, after a slight delay due to incompatibility issue. With the official release of standalone setup install package for Windows XP SP3 on Microsoft Download Center, users no longer need to hack download the SP3 code bits from Windows Update server anymore.

Microsoft names the standalone installation package for SP3 as Windows XP Service Pack 3 Network Installation Package for IT Professionals and Developers and intends for who are downloading and installing on multiple computers on a network. But it’s essentially the same thing – a executable in .exe format that when ran, will install and upgrade the Windows XP PC on base of SP1 or SP3 to SP3 version xpsp3_5512.080413-2113, or 5.1.2600.5512.

The direct download links to the standalone setup install packages for the Windows XP SP3 hosted on Microsoft Download Center are listed here.

English: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ENU.exe 316.4 MB
Arabic: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ARA.exe 303.1 MB
Chinese (Hong Kong SAR): WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-CHH.exe 320.9 MB
Chinese (Simplified): WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-CHS.exe 335.1 MB
Chinese (Traditional): WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-CHT.exe 320.9 MB
Czech: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-CSY.exe 307.6 MB
Danish: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-DAN.exe 305.9 MB
Dutch: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-NLD.exe 305.8 MB
Finnish: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-FIN.exe 306.6 MB
French: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-FRA.exe 309.2 MB
German: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-DEU.exe 313.1 MB
Greek: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ELL.exe 308.9 MB
Hebrew: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-HEB.exe 302.3 MB
Hungarian: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-HUN.exe 307.3 MB
Italian: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ITA.exe 308.0 MB
Japanese: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-JPN.exe 325.6 MB
Korean: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-KOR.exe 315.8 MB
Norwegian (Bokmål): WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-NOR.exe 305.2 MB
Polish: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-PLK.exe 307.8 MB
Portuguese (Brazil): WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-PTB.exe 302.3 MB
Portuguese (Portugal): WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-PTG.exe 306.6 MB
Russian: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-RUS.exe 303.8 MB
Spanish: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ESN.exe 308.6 MB
Swedish: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-SVE.exe 305.7 MB
Turkish: WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-TRK.exe 303.0 MB

There is also ISO-9660 CD image files for users who wish to create an update CD for Windows XP Service Pack 3, for example for offline installation by administrators.

English: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_usa_x86fre_spcd.iso 544.9 MB
Arabic: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_ara_x86fre_spcd.iso 365.0 MB
Chinese (Hong Kong SAR): xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_chh_x86fre_spcd.iso 384.1 MB
Chinese (Simplified): sp3_5512.080413-2113_chs_x86fre_spcd.iso 398.3 MB
Chinese (Traditional): xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_cht_x86fre_spcd.iso 384.1 MB
Czech: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_cs_x86fre_spcd.iso 370.7 MB
Danish: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_da_x86fre_spcd.iso 368.9 MB
Dutch: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_nl_x86fre_spcd.iso 369.0 MB
Finnish: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_fi_x86fre_spcd.iso 369.6 MB
French: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_fr_x86fre_spcd.iso 372.3 MB
German: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_ger_x86fre_spcd.iso 376.2 MB
Greek: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_el_x86fre_spcd.iso 372.3 MB
Hebrew: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_heb_x86fre_spcd.iso 364.2 MB
Hungarian: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_hu_x86fre_spcd.iso 370.5 MB
Italian: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_it_x86fre_spcd.iso 371.4 MB
Japanese: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_jpn_x86fre_spcd.iso 388.6 MB
Korean: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_kor_x86fre_spcd.iso 378.3 MB
Norwegian (Bokmål): xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_no_x86fre_spcd.iso 368.3 MB
Polish: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_pl_x86fre_spcd.iso 370.9 MB
Portuguese (Brazil): xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_br_x86fre_spcd.iso 365.4 MB
Portuguese (Portugal): xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_pt_x86fre_spcd.iso 369.8 MB
Russian: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_ru_x86fre_spcd.iso 367.0 MB
Spanish: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_es_x86fre_spcd.iso 371.6 MB
Swedish: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_sv_x86fre_spcd.iso 368.8 MB
Turkish: xpsp3_5512.080413-2113_tr_x86fre_spcd.iso 366.0 MB

If you’re looking for Windows XP with SP3 integrated/slipstreamed CD ISO image, leaked MSDN version of the Windows XP with SP3 integrated/slipstreamed install CD ISO available.

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