Often abbreviated as XP, Microsoft Windows XP was codenamed Whistler and is short for Windows eXPerience. Windows XP is an operating system that was first released on October 25, 2001 and designed to bridge the gap between Windows 9x/ME and Windows NT/2000 users and is an available upgrade for Windows 98, ME, and 2000 users. The two primary versions of Windows XP are Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Professional.
Windows XP is also available in Windows XP N, also known as Windows XP Home Edition N, which is a version of Windows XP released by Microsoft as part of an agreement with the Europe's competition commissioner. In Microsoft Windows XP N, users have the ability to choose their media player and download and install it on their computer.
|Windows XP Requirements|
|Processor:||233 MHz or faster processor|
|Memory:||64MB RAM Minimum
|Graphics Card:||SVGA Video Card|
|Sound Card:||Standard sound card for sound capability|
|Hard Drive Space:||1.5GB hard drive space|
|CD/DVD Drive:||CD/DVD drive|
|Controls:||100% compatible Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse.|
|Operating System:||Upgrade requires Windows 98, 98 SE, or ME.|