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News Windows XP SP3 released on 29th April?

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 15 Apr 2008.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    what advantages dose this SP offer?
     
  3. DriftCarl

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    I dont have any XP machines left at home. they are all perfectly working non problematic variations of vista installed for over a year.
     
  4. donnie

    donnie Moddin' my way out of a paper bag

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    I'm curious as to whether the OEM will feature SATA drivers as slipstreaming the OS is just a pain in the arse.
     
  5. Buzzons

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    Donnie has a good point, I'd hope they have finally added teh SATA drivers :S

    Burnout :: other than meaning you don't need to install ~100 updates after installing a clean XP SP2 PC it tweaks a lot of settings in XP,and also adds new features to make it easier to talk to it from 2K8 server

    some details here :: http://www.winsupersite.com/faq/xp_sp3.asp
     
  6. sam.g.taylor

    sam.g.taylor Apparently I'm Greg Kinnear

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    Omnituens New Member

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    Looks like i will hold off the formatting until i have this. have to make an new slipstreamed disk.
     
  8. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    It has huge ass performance boost. I've got the RC running on my laptop and its one heck of a breeze.
     
  9. OleJ

    OleJ Me!

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    Hugh Jazz performance boost?
     
  10. TomH

    TomH And like that... he was gone.

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    After installing the RC on my work laptop, I saw absolutely bugger-all difference. The only nice thing I can say, is that I shouldn't have to install 5000 patches to a clean SP2 installation. :)

    As for slip-streaming, I just petitioned the boss to buy a USB-FDD. £20 and it's come in handy more times than I care to think since then. :)
     
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    123mccann New Member

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    I don't know how but, on my grandad's machine in system information it states he has SP3, however, if it hasn't been released i'm not sure how.
     
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    I've been running the leaked BETA for a while. No noticeable performance improvement, but XP kicks Vista arse anyway so who cares?
     
  13. dyzophoria

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    nice for xp, though haven't had any xp installations any more in my office and at home :)
     
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