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I would say SP3 is not needed unless it will give a performance boost IMO.
    
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SP3 will place ads at your finger tips directly integrated into your desktop. Making it easier to shop for products and services. Of course most of you will have nothing but tranny midget pron ads after a while. But we feel it will help subsidize the growing cost of maintaining an aging OS like XP.
Haha no, I made that up.
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post #53 of 80
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Haha no, I made that up.
i was starting to feel really bad for xp users till i got to the pron part and just laughed and realized jk.
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Haha no, I made that up.
ROFL
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Come on, all SP3 will be is a collection of the past updates since SP2 plus a few small upgrades. Not a real big deal.
Also they put off SP3 quite a while after the release of Vista te get people to the new OS.

As for support, not to hard to see when XP support will end, just look at MS site.
Mainstream support till 2009, Extended support till 2014.
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Nice. I wonder if it will make XP any faster ?
Doubtful, that was DX10's gig.
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post #57 of 80
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And then support goes through the gutter..
Exactly.

Thats what MS would love to do.

But I tell you what - if most people stay with XP like they're doing now.
MicroFraud will have to reconsider.
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More dual core performance?
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Microsoft putting out a new os 3yrs from now is funny. They had numerous delays getting Vista out and it is still buggy.

I think they should perfect the os they currently have out before thinking about putting another one in the works.

Also does this mean they will shaft us gaming wise again in 3yrs? Example...when Halo 3 comes out on pc in 2 to 3yrs will we have to have the windows newer than Vista to play.
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if they release a new os in three years i would assume it would just be a revamped vista. Because didnt they rebuild the code from the ground up from vista.
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