Windows XP service pack 3 has finally been released by Microsoft. As always, Microsoft introduced several new features in this service pack and we eager to try them all out and get a closer look. This version of Windows has always been my favorite. The interface is clean and simple to move around. It provides one-click access to all the essential features of the window. Several shortcuts make the experience even better and save you from the hassle of always searching for the things you need most.
Microsoft introduced many new features while keeping the crucial parts of the previous versions and making them a slightly bit better as well. Let us take a look at some of the significant new features of this service pack.
Key Features Windows XP service pack 3 Full Version Free Download
Windows XP service pack 3 provides a much-improved version of the ‘black Hole’ Router detection. As the name suggest itself, black holes refer to holes in the computer network where the network packets are silently dropped. The XP service pack 3 has a ‘black hole’ router detection which means it can easily detect the routers which cause the infamous beforehand mentioned ‘black Holes’.
A new feature called NAP (Network Access Protection) was also introduced. NAP is a platform where a network administrator can control the network access based on health by defining health polices like the operating system version, anti-virus signature and firewall availability.This helps to protect the operating system from several threats that tend to appear rather too frequently.
It provides extended help and explains the configuration of Security options control.In fact, it does this to reduce the chances of incorrect configurations and ease of use.
It provides enhanced security for the System administrator. This feature makes hacking almost impossible – let us hope it stays that way in the future.
The users can update the Service Pack 3 without providing the serial key. The users can then enter the serial key for genuine version verification.
It also comes with the new kernel module which provides some new cryptographic algorithms. This feature also provides enhanced security.
It has a better ability to recover in case of an error or crash. This makes the user experience smooth and streamlined.
This version has several fixes included for better error control, so there will be less frustration for the newcomers.
When talking about the processor requirements, it has now reached the needed number of 233 MHz
The needed RAM memory for this useful tool is currently 64MB, whereas the required available disc space is a mere 900MB, so your valuable storage will stay almost intact.
Operating System Requirement:
Windows XP Home Edition
Windows XP Professional
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.
Author Note: Windows XP Professional ISO image with service pack 3 has many new features, an enhanced security and several bug fixes. It is one of the best-operating systems currently available on the market, so it is not strange that most of the computer users decide to choose this particular OS.