Windows XP service pack 2 end of support : Upgrade to Service pack 3 IMMEDIATELY

Windows XP Service pack 2 end of support date has come.Officially support will end on 13th July 2010.Windows XP was released on 17th September 2004.While Windows Vista and Windows 7 are in market many people and organization still use Windows XP.What it means to Windows XP SP2 users is you will no longer receive security updates and patches if you are on on Service pack 2.It means you are vulnerable to viruses,malware and hacking attempt for any new security threat that is found later.If you have automatic updates turned on chances are you are on Windows XP service pack 3 already.
How to check windows XP service pack
Go to “Run” in Start menu and type “winver.exe” a window will popup.In version line you can see if it is service pack 2 or service pack 3.
If you are still running on Windows XP service pack 2, please upgrade immediately to service pack 3.
Please go to Microsoft Windows XP Service pack 3 download website and get it immediately. The requirement for service pack 3 is
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP Home Edition ; Windows XP Professional Edition ; Windows XP Service Pack 1; Windows XP Service Pack 2
I am interested to know, are you  still using Windows XP?

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