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This article applies to Windows 2000. Support for Windows 2000 ends on July 13, 2010. The Windows 2000 End-of-Support Solution Center is a starting point for planning your migration strategy from Windows 2000. For more information see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy.
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SUMMARY

Updates and fixes to Microsoft Windows 2000 are distributed in service packs. Service packs keep the product current. Service packs include updates, system administration tools, drivers, and additional components that are conveniently bundled for easy downloading. Service packs are cumulative. Therefore, each new service pack contains all the fixes that are included in previous service packs together with the new fixes. You do not have to install a previous service pack before you install the latest service pack. For example, you do not have to install Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) before you install Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4).

Windows 2000 service packs are for Windows 2000 Professional, for Windows 2000 Server, and for Windows 2000 Advanced Server.

For a Windows XP version of this article, see 322389.

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Review the following information to find out how to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service packs.

Windows 2000 Post-SP4 hotfixes, updates, and security updates

For more information about how to obtain hotfixes, updates, and security updates for Windows 2000 post-SP4, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
922667 Availability of Windows 2000 Post-Service Pack 4 COM+ 1.0 Hotfix Rollup Package 37

Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Update Rollup 1

Release date: June 28, 2005

How to obtain

For more information about how to obtain Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Update Rollup 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
891861 Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 SP4 and known issues

Fix list

For more information about the problems that are fixed by Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Update Rollup 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
900345 Fixes that are included in Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 that is dated June 28, 2005

Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

Release date: June 26, 2003

How to obtain

To obtain Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4), visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1001AAF1-749F-49F4-8010-297BD6CA33A0&displaylang=en

Fix list

For more information about the problems that are fixed by Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
327194 List of bugs that are fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

Release notes

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
813432 Release Notes for Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

REFERENCES

For more information about the problems that were fixed by these Windows 2000 service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
320853 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
321295 Release notes for Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
282522 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (1 of 4)
282524 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 ( 2 of 4)
282525 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (3 of 4)
298193 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (4 of 4)
259524 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 (1 of 3)
269425 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 (2 of 3)
269428 List of bugs fixed in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1 (3 of 3)

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Article ID: 260910 - Last Review: June 12, 2008 - Revision: 11.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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