Windows XP is one of the operating systems from Microsoft, which is still the favorite of many users, even after the release of many other versions of operating systems from the software giant. Microsoft has released three service packs for Windows XP. The latest in this series is SP3. A Service pack contains many updates related to the operating system and is very important for the smooth functioning of your computer. By installing the service pack, you update your operating system with the latest security patches, latest driver updates etc.
However, what will you do if your Windows XP computer is not connected to the internet? In such situations, you will have to download the Service Pack 3 file to another computer, which has internet connection, and then transfer it to your computer and carry out the installation process. In this article, we will find out how to install Service Pack 3 on your Windows XP computer if it does not have an internet connection so that you do not have to take the pain to find out the Windows support number and contact them.
- Browse to the Windows Support page. Locate Windows XP SP3 download file and download it.
- Plug in your USB drive to this computer. Right click the downloaded SP3 file and choose the option Copy.
- Next, open the USB drive from My Computer, then right click, and choose Paste. Wait until the copying is complete.
- Once the copying is over, unplug the device after right clicking on the drive and choosing the option Eject.
- Plug in the USB device to your computer on which SP3 needs to be installed. Open the flash drive by double clicking on it.
- Launch the Windows XP SP3 installation file. Check mark the box next to the license agreement and begin with the installation process. Follow the on screen commands to finish the installation.
- Restart your computer once the installation is complete.
With the above-mentioned steps, you can install Windows XP Service Pack 3 on your computer that does not have an internet connection. Remember that it is important that you do not restart your computer or power it off during the entire installation process. If you have any doubts regarding the installation process or if you find errors during the installation, then contact Microsoft technical support team using the Windows Support number or contact a Microsoft chat technician.Google+