Microsoft published a release notes page together with the download of Windows XP Service Pack 3.
The first part of the release notes lists the new and previously available functionality in the Service Pack. The second part however is more interesting in my opinion, it lists several issues that users may experience when they install the third service pack of Windows XP on their PC.
Six issues are listed on the Microsoft website that reveal the following issues:
The issues seem to affect only a small part of the Windows XP user base except maybe for the issue with the installation on Apple computers.
Update: Microsoft seems to have modified the release notes for Windows XP Service Pack 3 in the meantime. The issues described here are different from the ones I listed in the article.
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