Updating to windows xp service pack 3
Then head to the download page for Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant.
After it’s done downloading double click to launch the executable file.
Previously we reported about Microsoft’s announcement regarding upgrade path to Windows 8 from previous versions of Windows.
Installing SP3 has always been a highly debated issue.
When should I not install Windows XP Service Pack 3: XP-KB953356-x86Service packs don't fix issues that already present their symptoms.
Don't depend on SP3 to fix problems such as this, unless it's specifically detailed in the SP3 documentation that they will be fixed. SP3 doesn't only fix existing known bugs in Windows XP, causing it to be more stable, but it also fixed security holes.
When upgrading XP to Windows 8, the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant starts and checks your system to see what’s compatible for Windows 8 on your current system.
Then you’re given a general list of what is compatible and not. Review the list of what is compatible with Windows 8 and what isn’t.