Windows XP SP3 and IE 8 Beta

12 Mar

Microsoft has release latest update of service pack for Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8 beta 1. Another update for XP is Service Pack 3 and both are downloadable at Microsoft site.

In Windows XP Service Pack 3 there are some basic features that updated such a Microsoft Management Console 3.0, MSXML 6, WPA2 (WiFi Protected Access 2), DIMS (Digital Identity Management Service) and many. Besides basic features that updated, there are two new and enchanced functionally which is “Black Hole” Router Detection, NAP (Network Access Protection). NAP added to Windows XP to take advantage of new features in Windows Server 2008.

I had installed on my computer, herewith some screen shot applicatios that updated

Remote Dekstop
remote desktop new look

Microsoft Management Console 3.0

Those are some information about Windows XP SP3, further information you may read Windows XP Sp3 white paper.

As mentioned above, be sides XP SP3, Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 also released and available to download. There are some newer functions such Ajax enhancements, activities and web slices, Developer Tools, in which to help research and resolve problems involving HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and script and many more function. Furthermore you can see what’s new in IE 8 Beta 1 in in here. Anyway, you can switch to IE7 by pressing emulate IE7 button. Now take a look at the address bar, the address bar will mark the main domain that accessed with black color (as shown at the latest picture). Then let the screen shot talk 🙂

Developer Tools
Developer Tools

Emulate IE7

Address Bar – Main Domain of marked with black

Those are available to download at

Download, run to your machine and look how it works.


6 Responses to “Windows XP SP3 and IE 8 Beta”

  1. edy March 12, 2008 at 7:16 am #

    bused… baru aja instal IE 7
    walopun jarang dipakenya 😆

  2. almascatie March 12, 2008 at 7:30 am #

    duh ga pernah make IE.. tapi kayaknya asik neh

  3. almascatie March 12, 2008 at 7:31 am #

    duh ga pernah make IE.. tapi kayaknya asik neh

  4. harriansyah March 12, 2008 at 7:52 am #

    @edy n almas
    sama om, tp berhubung baru ngingstall jd lg seneng2nya make :mrgreen:

  5. Vinny Andella April 23, 2008 at 8:03 pm #

    We have been getting bad feedback from users that have installed the Windows XP SP3. One of the biggest complaints is Microsoft did not include Direct X 10. The service pack employs many features of Vista and seems to turn your current version of XP into a steppingstone for purchasing a full copy of Vista. Please be sure your current computer programs will be able to handle the transition to SP3 or you may not be able to use them anymore.

  6. aku sendiri April 28, 2008 at 7:06 am #

    Hi Vinny, thanks for share about XP SP3. It seem you have review it with well 😀

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