The first release of Windows XP Operating system was plagued with several bugs that downloads of patches became an everyday affair. As these patches and security updates increases, Microsoft accumulates all the software enhancements into a single installation file called a Service Pack. The service pack allows users of the Windows operating system to add accrued improvements, patches and security updates in a single installation.
Security update for XP
Windows XP SP2 2180 RTM is the second of its type for Windows XP. It contains may security updates and features improvements to the operating system. The primary focus of the service pack is to enhance the security of the operating system for protection against malware and unauthorized access to the computer by other malicious users and hackers.
One of the major security updates is the Windows Security Centre that provides a user-friendly interface for computer owners to manage shares and access to the computer through private and public networks through the enhanced Windows Firewall and also helps in Managing Antivirus protection.
This service pack is a must for users of previous versions of the Windows XP operating system.
Windows XP SP2 is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in os enhancements category and is available to all software users as a free download.