Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP SP 3
Note: You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files.
Note: These are not scheduled to be included with a service pack. i.e. There is no Windows XP Service Pack 4 (SP4).
Note: The last Windows XP SP3 hotfix was from July 2012.
List of Windows XP related hotfixes post SP3 for Windows XP SP3 of Sep. 2012:
2732488 "NTVDM.EXE has encountered a problem and needs to close" error message when you use 16-bit applications in Windows XP
2705368 "0x0000007E" Stop error when you use McAfee Device Control tool or a similar tool to restrict USB audio in Windows XP SP3
2494305 You cannot apply a Windows Installer package after you install hotfix 979465 on a computer that is running Windows XP
2454533 Description of a shared folder that is mapped to a network drive is not displayed on a Windows XP SP3-based computer that has security update MS10-066 installed
2282612 You cannot play an AVI file in Windows XP after you install security update 975560
2270406 "0x000000D1" Stop error message when you try to refresh a webpage in Internet Explorer on a computer that is running Windows XP SP3
982551 You cannot close a console window of an application after you stop debugging the application in Visual Studio on a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003
981669 The installation process of a MSI package that contains multiple packages stops responding (hangs) in Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008
978835 Service cannot access the \?? namespace in Windows XP
976426 Internet Explorer opens many windows when you click a bookmark link and then close the existing Internet Explorer window quickly
975167 FIX: Error message when you run a Windows Sockets application that opens many connections on a Windows XP Embedded-based device: "Stop 0x00000044"
972828 Files that are copied from a Windows Server 2008-based remote computer to a Windows XP SP3-based client computer by using the Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 client are corrupted
972483 On a computer that is running Windows XP, GDI object handles become leaked when you run a multithreaded application that uses a GDI object
972397 A hotfix for Windows Installer is available for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008
971455 A computer that is running Windows XP SP3 cannot authenticate a wireless router that uses the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) when the router is configured to use Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
971165 The CLIENTNAME environment variable returns the value "Console" instead of the actual client name when users first log on to a Windows XP SP3-based computer by using Remote Desktop Connection
970922 TIFF documents are corrupted when you rotate them in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer on a computer that is running Windows XP SP3
970685 Error message when you try to access an SD card on a Windows XP-based computer that has a particular combination of SD host controller and SD card: "The disk in drive <X> is not formatted"
970048 Slow printing performance when you print to an LPR printer from a Windows XP-based computer
969744 Underlines are missing when you print a document on a computer that runs Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, or Windows XP Service Pack 3
969395 FIX: Windows Movie Maker crashes when you install more than 100 video transitions or video effects on a computer that is running Windows XP
Qedit.dll 6.5.2600 .5783
969262 Windows XP stops responding when heavy I/O operations occur on an NTFS-formatted volume.
969179 A Windows XP-based computer becomes unresponsive or displays a "STOP 0x000000A5" error message during system shutdown
969145 A Windows XP Service Pack 3-based computer crashes when you use an SD card
969111 A Windows XP Service Pack 3-based client computer cannot use the IEEE 802.1x authentication when you use PEAP with PEAP-MSCHAPv2 in a domain
968967 The CPU usage of an application or a service that uses MSXML 6.0 to handle XML requests reaches 100% in Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 3, or other systems that have MSXML 6.0 installed
968764 Streaming USB 1.1 devices that are connected to an external USB 2.0 hub behave incorrectly on a Windows XP-based, Windows Vista-based, or Windows Server 2008-based computer
Usbehci.sys 5.1.2600.5778 30,336 18-Mar-2009 11:02 x86 SP3
967885 The focus moves through windows in the wrong order when you run a RemoteApp program on a Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008-based client computer
967493 FIX: You cannot use the TAB key to move the focus out of an XBAP that is hosted in an IFrame element on a computer that is running the .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2
967048 Error message on a Windows XP-based computer that has a USB card reader: "Stop 0x000000D1"
961853 Error message when you try to access a network share in a private network: "There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request"
961555 A Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2-based computer or a Windows XP Service Pack 3-based computer randomly crashes
961187 If you reconnect a removable storage device to a computer that is running Windows XP, the operating system cannot find the removable storage device
960921 If you start a Windows XP-based portable computer while it is running on battery power, the brightness of the LCD screen is not decreased as expected
960655 You encounter several problems on a Windows XP SP3-based computer when the EAP-TLS machine authentication fails during system startup
959682 FIX: A Message Queuing 3.0 message is rejected on the receiver when you send the message by using an external certificate from a Windows XP Service Pack 3-based computer
959658 A memory leak problem occurs when you run an application that uses the HttpSendRequest function of the WinHTTP API or of the WinINet API to send Secure Sockets Layer requests in Windows XP Service Pack 3
959465 Write protection does not always work on SD memory cards that are plugged into a computer that runs Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008
959334 Text that has the font set to Arial Black and the font style set to bold may change so that the font is set to Arial Black and the font style is set to talic when you open the document on a computer that is running Windows XP
959237 FIX: Internet Explorer may crash when you browse a Web page that constantly fetches a recordset asynchronously and filters the recordset at the same time from an instance of SQL Server
959160 When you run an application that uses the CryptEnumProviderTypes function application in Windows XP Service Pack 3, you receive the error message ERROR_MORE_DATA (0xea)
958877 A Windows XP-based client computer can establish a security association to a peer computer even though the client computer does not have a System Health Authentication OID
958347 After you hot unplug a device that is connected through a 1394 FireWire hub on a Windows XP-based computer, the device is still present in the system
958259 Some embedded OLE objects that you created in Office 2008 for Mac cannot be edited in an installation of Office that is running on a Windows XP-based computer
958244 The system may stop responding when you restart a Windows XP-based multicore computer
958071 You receive error code 1206 when you run an application that uses the WLanSetProfile function on a Windows XP Service Pack 3-based computer
958058 When you try to log on to a Windows XP SP3-based computer by using a roaming profile, the roaming profile cannot load.
957931 A Windows XP-based, Windows Vista-based, or Windows Server 2008-based computer does not respond to 802.1X authentication requests for 20 minutes after a failed authentication
957808 After you start or stop the Network Access Protection Agent service on a Windows XP Service Pack 3-based client computer, the value of the IKEFlags registry entry may change
957502 Error message when you try to open some MMC 3.0 snap-ins in a localized version of Windows XP Service Pack 3: "MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been installed correctly."
957218 A user name that contains Unicode characters is not handled correctly in Windows XP Service Pack 3 during the EAP authentication
957495 The action controls in Sound Recorder are missing or only partly visible if you set the font size to Large or to Extra Large in a non-English version of Windows XP
957070 When a user offers a Remote Assistance invitation to an expert user who is running Windows XP SP3, the expert’s logon attempt forcibly logs off the original user
956630 FIX: Persisted workflows do not run after you upgrade the tracking service to a newer version in Windows Workflow Foundation
956588 The job-level PrintTicket is associated with the document-level PrintTicket and with the page-level PrintTicket when you print a document to an XPS driver on a Windows XP-based computer
955830 When you connect to a Windows XP-based computer by using a remote desktop connection, the computer may be not able to automatically enter the Sleep mode again after you log off the computer
955408 If you have hotfix 885222 applied on a Windows XP SP2-based computer, and then you upgrade to Windows XP SP3, an installed 1394b FireWire device reverts from S400 speed to S100
955147 The installation process may stop responding when you try to install some software on a Windows XP-based computer
955109 Error message when you run an application that uses the Application Desktop Toolbar (AppBar) component on a computer that is running Windows XP SP2 or Windows XP SP3: “0xC0000005 (Access Violation)”
954879 The LSASS.exe process crashes and the computer restarts when you try to start the Network Access Protection Agent service on a Windows XP Service Pack 3 -based client computer
954550 Some Microsoft XPS features are not available in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows XP
954232 The On-Screen Keyboard behavior on a Windows XP-based computer does not mimic the physical keyboard behavior in certain scenarios
953979 Device Manager may not show any devices and Network Connections may not show any network connections after you install Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
953955 The Win32_Processor class returns the incorrect Name property for the processors on a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 and the computer has Intel Core 2 Duo processors installed
953761 Some DHCP Options are not recognized on a Windows XP SP3-based client computer when the DHCP server offer includes option 43
953760 When you enable SSO for a terminal server from a Windows XP SP3-based client computer, you are still prompted for user credentials when you log on to the terminal server
953609 Error message when you try to add a wireless network to a Windows XP-based computer that has hotfix 917021 applied: "At least one of your changes was not applied successfully to the wireless configuration"
953028 On a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP, an application experiences an access violation and then crashes if the computer has more than four cores or more than four logical processors
952079 You cannot use the Backup Utility to restore certain EFS-encrypted files on a Windows XP-based computer and data corruption occurs
951830 When you disable and then re-enable the LAN-side network adapter on a Windows XP SP3-based computer that is configured as a Connection Sharing host, a client computer on the network cannot access the Internet
951822 You receive an error message, the print operation fails, or partial pages are printed when you try to print to a Citizen printer or to an Alps printer in Windows XP Service Pack 3
951347 A memory leak occurs when you use the IFaxIncomingMessageIterator interface to query incoming fax messages on a fax server that is running Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP
951126 A multiprocessor computer that is running Windows XP stops responding on a black screen after you resume the computer from hibernation
950616 An audio application that uses the Portcls.sys file may stop responding when you run the audio application on a computer that is running Windows XP
950565 FIX: Error message when you insert data to a table that contains two image columns by using the SQL Server ODBC driver: "[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Invalid locator de-referenced"
950234 Error message when you try to open a shared file in Windows Explorer on a Windows XP-based computer: "<SharePath> is not accessible. Access is denied"
949860 On a Windows XP-based computer, when you start an application by running as another user account, the content in an application's dialog box or menu does not update automatically
948239 A Windows XP-based computer stops responding when you click Cancel in a dialog box
947460 Error message when you try to open a mapped DFS folder after the computer comes out of standby in Windows XP: "<Drive Letter>:\ is not accessible"
947100 After a COM application handles an access violation on a Windows Server 2003-based computer or on a Windows XP-based computer, the COM application stops responding
946411 FIX: When you print an XPS file on a Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3-based computer, the characters in the XPS file print incorrectly
940458 When you use Remote Desktop Connection to connect to a Windows Server 2003-based terminal server, or to Windows XP, the first drive letter of the computer from which you connect is not redirected to the Terminal Services session
932578 Event ID 55 may be logged in the System log when you create many files on an NTFS partition on a Windows Server 2003-based or Windows XP-based computer
932521 A Windows XP-based client computer uses an archived certificate for network authentication after a new certificate is auto-enrolled in a wireless Active Directory domain