Windows XP SP3 may be just round the corner and is expected to include all hotfixes ever issued by Microsoft since XP SP2.
Computer boot up takes a long time ? Autoruns scans the standard autostart locations such as the Startup folder for the current user and all users, the Run Registry keys, and standard application launch locations.
Download Windows XP SP3 – Service Pack 3 installer includes all previously released updates for Windows XP and a small number of new updates, but should not significantly change the Windows XP experience.
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