Updating to xp sp3
"Microsoft will continue to make all patches and fixes made to Windows XP up until April 8, 2014, available to users via Windows Update.'There are no current plans to remove existing Windows XP security updates from Windows Update after end of support on April 8, 2014,' a spokesperson confirmed." .The tools above can help you secure and restore your system, but they won’t protect you from being hacked Given the extensive coverage, you could easily think Windows XP end of support was just a hype. Without security updates, the aging operating system becomes a Trojan horse in your home or business.Tina is a freelance writer and editor, with a background in science and sustainability.Naturally, there’s no way of knowing how long this trick will work -- Microsoft could put a stop to it at any moment.Also, because you’re installing updates for a system other than Windows XP, there’s the possibility that not all updates will work as intended. If you do not have one or the other of those service packs installed, install SP1a, available here, before trying to install Windows XP SP3. Windows XP Professional is the only 64-bit version of Windows XP and the latest service pack released for the operating system is SP2.
Traditionally those updates are service packs but more often these days they're semi-regular and significant updates via Windows Update.
In fact, in Windows 10 and Windows 8, the service pack, as we know it from previous versions of Windows, is essentially a dead idea.