Although Windows Vista is now the next generation operating system from Microsoft in the trade, this does not mean that the Redmond company recruit support for older systems. Thus, now published, the total second service pack for Windows XP x64.
In more practical terms this is an update package that is provided by Microsoft for use on all systems on the "Windows Server 2003" based technology. This includes Windows XP Professional x64 one.
The list of the updates that Microsoft has accumulated in the second service pack reads endless and can be viewed in detail on the Microsoft website. Brings the total package x64-it has a proud size of 350 megabytes. It can be downloaded immediately and supports Windows XP x64 and "Windows Server 2003 R2 x64" and "Windows Server 2003 x64". Is a German-language version of the service pack is analogous to the availability of x64 is not a German version of Windows XP. For the 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 is a separate update ready with a size of 376 MB.