Microsoft's support of Windows XP ended on 4/8/2014. After 12 years, support for Windows XP ended April 8, 2014. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating system.
However, with that said, we have tested WinSTIPS 2.1 and WinSTIPS Tip Update 3.0 with Windows XP, and both programs should work, providing that your copy of Windows XP is relatively up-to-date.
For example, your computer should already be using Windows XP Service Pack 3. You can easily confirm this.
If you are not already using Windows XP Service Pack 3 then the following may be of use.
Left-click the Windows XP Start button, then right-click the My Computer menu option that appears in the Windows Start Button programs list.
Left-click the Properties menu option that appears in context menu.
System Properties is displayed. If it doesn't indicate Service Pack 3 then you should install Windows XP Service Pack 3.
Your computer must have Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or later installed. You can easily confirm this.
If you are not already using Microsoft .NET Framework 4 then the following may be of use.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4 web installer package downloads and installs the .NET Framework components.
Confirm that this folder exists. If it doesn't, then you must install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 is available for download from Microsoft.