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Should I remove Windows XP Service Pack 3?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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Windows XP Service Pack 3

Remove Windows XP Service Pack 3
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What is Windows XP Service Pack 3?

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) includes all previously released updates for the operating system. This update also includes a small number of new functionalities, which do not significantly change customers’ experience with the operating system.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com?kbid=936929
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\$NtServicePackUninstall$\spuninst\spuninst.exe"

How do I remove Windows XP Service Pack 3?

Quickly and completely remove Windows XP Service Pack 3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows XP Service Pack 3 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows XP Service Pack 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Windows XP Service Pack 3.

Win XP 99%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 99.71%
Windows 7 0.23%
Windows 10 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 99.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.17%
Windows 7 Professional 0.06%
Windows 8.1 0.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.48% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 69.48%
  Canada 11.70%
  Belgium 4.34%
  MA 3.76%
  United States 2.61%
  DZ 2.61%
  TN 1.45%
  Switzerland 1.39%
  Germany 0.35%
  Netherlands 0.29%
  Spain 0.23%
  GA 0.17%
  Luxembourg 0.17%
  GP 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.44%
American Megatrends 22.67%
Hewlett-Packard 11.17%
Sahara 10.73%
Intel 7.67%
Toshiba 5.81%
Acer 3.50%
NEC 1.20%
ASUS 1.20%
Samsung 0.77%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.43%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.43%
HP Pavilion 061 RF902AA-U... 2.18%
Dell Dell DM051 1.94%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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