Windows XP SP3Windows XP Service Pack 3 RC2 (Release Candidate 2) was released by Microsoft on February 6th, 2008. Windows XP SP3 RC 2 has the build version of 3300, and has increased the availability of localized languages editions. Instead of just 5 editions of different languages for earlier service pack betas, XP SP3 RC2 is released in 7 different languages – English, Japanese, German, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish and Simplified Chinese.

The milestone RC2 version 3300 build release of XP SP3 has the size of around 2,197.79 MB. The leaked version is the self-extracting executable that contains the update package for Windows XP Service Pack 3 Release Candidate 2. Unlike Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista, users may apply this package to previous pre-release editions of Windows XP Service Pack 3 (e.g., the Release Candidate Refresh). After installation, Windows XP will have build version of 5.1.2600.3300 (xpsp.080125-2028).

The following Windows XP SP3 RC2 v3300 standalone offline installation setup package files are available to download from Microsoft Connect website.


For users who wants to try out XP SP3, the leaked version of the installer has been leaked to P2P sites and Internet. Here’s the direct download link via HTTP to English version of Windows XP SP3 RC2 version 3300, windowsxp-kb936929-sp3-x86-enu.exe, or if you prefer, can download via BT with Windows_XP_Service_Pack_3_Build_3300_RC2.4015627.TPB.torrent.

Update: Official Windows XP SP3 RC2 v.3311