The efficiency of a PC is highly determined by its operating system and is important to keep it updated. A “Service Pack” is an important update for the operating system. The update Windows XP Service Pack 2 has proved to be effective for its compatibility with most software and applications compared to the newer version -Windows Vista. Service Pack 2 (SP2) gives advanced options in overall internet security, firewall protection and minimized pop ups associated with SP1.
Update: it has convenient and updated drivers, security updates on web threats and any changes on the PC. It automatically updates multimedia software.
Compatibility: It is compatible with windows operating system versions, software’s and many other applications.
Security: Unlike SP1 it has a windows security update center with comprehensive firewall setting whose core function is to give offline update on security functions and notifications.
Internet security protection: it gives an inclusive protection to internet explorer against web threats through auto-detect setting in the security drivers.
Offline functionality: All these functions do not need the internet to run.
Service Pack 2 introduced many functions since it addressed the challenges of Service Pack 1. Some SP1 failures led to mass reporting of malfunctions. Internet is the major entry point of most threats and viruses. A good internet security protection is required for any PC to avoid fraud and major computer malfunction.
Windows XP Service Pack 2 is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in os components category and is available to all software users as a free download.