Windows XP Security updates and patches for 2008


These downloads are Microsoft’s 2008 monthly security updates for Windows XP. The list starts from the most recent and go backwards down the page. Each listing includes the official Microsoft Knowledge Base number – starting with the KB – so you can look them up at Microsoft’s site if needed. Clicking a link will start that patch’s file download.

Really important stuff to read first
The patches are only for the Windows XP operating system. You must install Service Pack 3 first. Optional updates, drivers, hotfixes and critical releases for Internet Explorer, Media Player, Office or other Microsoft products are not included here and must be downloaded separately. For important information about patching your system, see this page.


November October September
  • KB938464: Vulnerabilities in GDI. This was replaced by a newer version in March 2009.
August July June January 2008 - May 2008


Windows XP Home or Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 installed.

DOWNLOAD Windows XP Security updates and patches for 2008