Windows XP downloads

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)

Keep Windows XP current. SP3 includes previous updates and a few new ones.
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Get a new PC with Windows 7

Your life deserves a PC that can keep up.
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Windows Media Player 11

Your entertainment needs, all in one place. Find out what version works for you.
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Looking for Movie Maker?

Find the right version of Movie Maker for your operating system.
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Bing Toolbar
Bing Toolbar
Bing from your browser with a toolbar that keeps email, Facebook, and more just a click away.
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Desktop backgrounds (wallpaper)
Desktop backgrounds (wallpaper)
Switch it up! Find a desktop background photo that fits your mood or celebrates the season.
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DirectX End-User Runtime
DirectX End-User Runtime
Play high-speed multimedia and games? Update to 9.0c and get previous versions of DirectX.
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Download languages
Download languages
Find out how you can install additional languages for Windows XP.
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Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 8
The web, made smarter: Try features such as visual search suggestions and InPrivate.
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Internet Explorer Gallery
Internet Explorer Gallery
Personalize your browser with add-ons for music, news, shopping, and more.
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Messenger
Messenger
Instant messaging, face-to-face video chat, instant photo sharing, and games.
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Microsoft ActiveSync
Microsoft ActiveSync
Synchronize contacts, calendars, and email between ActiveSync-enabled servers and devices.
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Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials
Safety first: Protect your PC from viruses, spyware, and malware with our free download.
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Photo Story 3 for Windows
Photo Story 3 for Windows
Picture perfect: Edit photos, create slide shows, add special effects—then share it all.
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Silverlight
Silverlight
Get the free web-browser plug-in for interactive media experiences, business apps, and immersive mobile apps.
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Software and Drivers for Microsoft Hardware
Software and Drivers for Microsoft Hardware
The latest drivers for Microsoft mice, webcams, gaming gear, and more.
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SyncToy 2.1
SyncToy 2.1
SyncToy helps you copy, move, rename, and delete files between computers quickly and easily.
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Try Office 2010
Try Office 2010
See what's new with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the rest of the Office suite.
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TweakUI
TweakUI
Amp up Windows XP with a PowerToy that changes the default user interface. For advanced computer users only.
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Windows 7
Windows 7
See what you're missing: Upgrade to our latest version and experience a simplified PC.
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Windows Defender
Windows Defender
Free protection against spyware, pop-ups, and poor performance.
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Windows Easy Transfer
Windows Easy Transfer
Copy files and settings from a PC running Windows XP to a PC running Windows 7.
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Windows Live Essentials
Windows Live Essentials
Free programs for your PC with Windows XP that make it simple to create and share polished photos, organize email, and more.
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Windows Media Player 11
Windows Media Player 11
Store, organize, and enjoy all your music, video, pictures, and recorded TV in one place.
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Windows Media Player skins
Windows Media Player skins
Make your Player your own, with skins that change its look and feel.
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Windows Search 4.0 for Windows XP
Windows Search 4.0
A free Windows update that lets you do instant searches on your PC running Windows XP.
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Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
Ready to upgrade to Windows 7? Check that your PC is ready to go.
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Windows Virtual PC 2007
Windows Virtual PC 2007
Create and run multiple virtual machines, each with its own operating system, on one PC.
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Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
Keep Windows XP current. SP3 includes previous updates and a few new ones.
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Zune PC Client Software Bundle
Zune PC Client Software Bundle
Play and manage music and videos, shop at Zune Marketplace, and sync with Zune devices.
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