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Windows XP documentation update can help you understand how to make your computer more secure

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

This article was previously published under Q327405
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A documentation update is available from Microsoft to help you to understand how to configure your Windows XP-based computer to make it more secure. You can use this information to make your computer more secure when you are using the Internet or you are sharing files with other people.
To download the documentation update, visit the Microsoft Windows Update Web site and install the "Q327405: Recommended Update" package: After you download this update, restart your computer to complete the installation.

You can also download this update from the Microsoft Windows Update Catalog Web site for installation later or on another computer, or to deploy the update on multiple computers in a corporate environment. To do this, download the "Q327405: Recommended Update" package for either Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Home Edition from the following Microsoft Web site:For corporate deployment, you can use the following command-line switches to install the update:
  • /Q - Quiet mode
  • /Q:A - Administrator Quiet mode, which does not display any dialog boxes to the user
  • /R:A - Always restart
  • /R:N - Never restart
  • /R:S - Silent restart
For example, the following command line installs the Windows XP Professional update quietly without restarting your computer:
Update Name /Q /R:N
For more information about command-line switches that you can use to install this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
200007 Internet Explorer batch mode setup switches
For more information about how to download updates and drivers from the Windows Update Catalog site, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
323166 How to download updates that include drivers and hotfixes from the Windows Update Catalog
For more information about English text appearing in the Japanese version of the online help, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330901 Windows XP documentation update to correct English text in Japanese help

To view the documentation update

To view the documentation update, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Help and Support.
  2. Under Pick a Help topic, click Security and privacy.
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Article ID: 327405 - Last Review: 12/07/2015 12:11:16 - Revision: 4.5

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