One year after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias 'lenny' and nearly three years after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias 'etch' the security support for the old distribution (4.0 alias 'etch') is coming to an end next month. The Debian project is proud to be able to support its old distribution for such a long time and even for one year after a new version has been released.
Several sites reported noticeable performance increases after installing XP SP3, but there's only one way to really find out; test the service pack yourself. A side by side comparison of two Dell Latitude D820 notebooks, one with SP2 and one with SP3 (beta), was very surprising. XP's Task Manager displayed pretty dramatic differences when comparing the commit charges, physical memory, and kernel memory.