Windows XP SP3 Final Unofficially Available For Impatient Types

The official release is on April 29th, but if you are the impatient sort and enjoy the thrill of downloading unproven software, you can get your hands on it now via MajorGeeks and Softpedia. [Major Geeks and Softpedia via Lifehacker] » 4/23/08 8:00pm 4/23/08 8:00pm

Windows XP Service Pack 3 Ships to Manufacturers April 21st, Hits…

Windows XP SP3 will start shipping to manufacturers and IT workers next Monday, 4/21. The Following Tuesday, 4/29, it will be made available for download over Windows Update. This is the final version of SP3, following the RC1 and RC2 builds offered earlier in the year, which promises to boost performance by 10% and » 4/15/08 5:40pm 4/15/08 5:40pm

Microsoft Prepping Service Pack 3 for XP for Next Month

Good news for you stubborn, Vista-wary Windows users still rocking XP: Microsoft is prepping Service Pack 3 for your reticent asses for next month. This is almost certainly the last major update for the OS before Microsoft really, officially gives up and hopes and prays that you just upgrade to Vista already, as they… » 3/25/08 9:45am 3/25/08 9:45am