Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Let's know more about Windows Xp Service Pack 3

This posts will explain you briefly what's about with Window's XP Service Pack 3 :

New Feature's :

-Turns black hole router detection on by default

-Network Access Protection Client

-Windows Imaging Component

-Credential's Security Service Provider

-Descriptive Security options in Group Policy/Local Security Policy user interface

-An updated version of the Microsoft Kernel Mode Cryptographic Module that is FIPS 140-2 certified

-Installing without requiring a product key during setup for retail and OEM versions

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) was released to manufacturing on 21 April 2008 and to the public via both the Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update on 6 May 2008.
It began being automatically pushed out to Automatic Update users on 10 July 2008. A feature set overview which details new features available separately as standalone updates to Windows XP, as well as backported features from Windows Vista has been posted by Microsoft. A total of 1,174 fixes have been included in SP3. Service Pack 3 can be installed on systems with Internet Explorer versions 6 or 7, and Windows Media Player versions 9 and above. Internet Explorer 7 is not included as part of SP3.

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