It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
No More Service Packs for Windows XP No More Service Packs for Windows XP
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


No More Service Packs for Windows XP
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 20th September 2009, 15:53   #1
Madshrimp
 
jmke's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: 7090/Belgium
Posts: 79,008
jmke has disabled reputation
Default No More Service Packs for Windows XP

Looks like an era is coming to an end, as Microsoft is now shifting its focus away from supporting old-timer Windows XP on a service pack level, and looking at the hot new chick in town, the sexy Windows 7. According to Softpedia, SP3 was the last service pack for the 32-bit version of Windows XP (x86); SP2 was the last major update for the 64-bit version (x64). Microsoft officially announced the end of the road for the 32-bit version some time ago, but there was hope that the company would puke up another service pack for x64 XP before the OS headed out to the pasture.

Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case. If fact, Microsoft confirmed its legal separation from Windows XP on a whole, admitting that it's fallen out of love and will never return again, even in the case of x64 XP. "We have received inquiries from our customers and partners on whether or not there will be a need for a Service Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003," said Crissy House, the Windows Server Operations manager. "Microsoft will not have a SP3 release for Windows Server 2003."

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Win...l#xtor=RSS-181
__________________
jmke is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Microsoft Patch Tuesday: 5 Criticals, 2 Important, 1 Moderate Patch jmke WebNews 0 14th April 2009 19:47
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2008 jmke WebNews 0 9th September 2008 20:20
Windows Vista Service Pack 1: A performance check jmke WebNews 0 4th April 2008 14:30
Details On Windows XP Service Pack 3 jmke WebNews 1 13th September 2007 01:12
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2007 jmke WebNews 0 14th August 2007 23:21
Microsoft confirms next XP service pack Sidney WebNews 0 30th September 2005 18:20
List of fixes included in Windows XP Service Pack 2 jmke WebNews 1 17th August 2004 16:03
ATI and SK TELECOM To Cooperate On the Next Generation 3D Content Service Platform jmke WebNews 0 12th March 2004 12:55
INFO: Windows XP Services ( what to enable/disable) The Senile Doctor FAQ / INFO / HOW-TO 7 9th September 2003 14:59

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 15:10.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO