Windows XP SP3 2011 v11.02 Microsoft Operating System Update
Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins once a product is released and ends once it's. no longer supported or sold. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you create informed decisions around once to upgrade or create other changes to your software. Here are the rights and limits of the Windows lifecycle.
Service packs are part of the process of keeping your Windows product up to date. They combine the latest updates and fixes into one package or download. A service pack may include security and performance improvements as well as support for new types of hardware. To install the latest service pack of Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7, visit the Service Pack Center.