Apr 23, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows XP SP3 Released to MSDN and TechNet at Top Subscribers Downloads

Contrary to released schedule for Windows XP SP3 Build 5512 published on MSDN blog, Microsoft has published Windows XP SP3 standalone update installation package to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, as speculated. It’s not sure it’s a change of heart by Microsoft after compliant or it’s actual release timeline that not been made known. Anyway, users with access to MSDN or TechNet can find the Windows XP SP3 free download links at Top Subscribers section.

At least the followingAll language versions for Windows XP Service Pack 3 standalone update or setup installer packages are now available at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/default.aspx. MSDN has Windows XP SP3 Patch as its new contents on April 22nd, 2008.

Windows XP SP3 Downloads at MSDN

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (x86) – CD (English)
Windows XP Service Pack 3 (x86) – CD (Chinese-Hong Kong SAR)
Windows XP Service Pack 3 (x86) – CD (Chinese-Simplified)
Windows XP Service Pack 3 (x86) – CD (Chinese-Taiwan)

The filename for the respective downloads are:

en_windows_xp_service_pack_3_x86_cd_x14-60489.iso (544.86 MB)
zh-hk_windows_xp_service_pack_3_x86_cd_x14-60562.iso
zh-hans_windows_xp_service_pack_3_x86_cd_x14-60563.iso (398.33 MB)
zh-tw_windows_xp_service_pack_3_x86_cd_x14-60564.iso

Downloading Windows XP SP3 from MSDN

Download links for Windows XP SP3 Final v.5512 standalone setup installer or download XP SP3 through Windows Update.

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