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Windows XP Overview

Windows XPCodenamed Whistler, Microsoft Windows XP is short for Windows Experienced and is the convergence of the two major Microsoft operating systems into one.

Windows XP is available in the below versions:

Home Edition - Full or Upgrade, 32-bit only
Professional - Full or Upgrade, 32-bit or 64-bit

Additional listing of Microsoft Windows versions can be found on our Windows version page.

Windows XP is designed more for users who may not be familiar with all of the Windows features and has several new abilities to make the Windows experience easier for those users.

Windows XP includes various new features not found in previous versions of Microsoft Windows. Below is a listing of some of these new features.

  • New interface - a completely new look and ability to change the look.
  • Updates - new feature that automatically obtains updates from the Internet.
  • Internet Explorer 6 - Includes Internet explorer 6 and new IM.
  • Multilingual support - added support for different languages.

In addition to the above features, Windows XP does increase reliability when compared to previous versions of Microsoft Windows.

Windows XP Home and Professional

October 25, 2001
Computer:100% IBM Compatible
Processor:233 MHz or faster processor
Memory:64MB RAM
Recommend 128MB
Drives:1.5GB hard drive space
CD-ROM or DVD Drive
Sound:Sound Card recommended
Video:SVGA Video Card
Controls:Keyboard and Mouse
operating system:Upgrade requires Windows 98, 98 SE, or ME.
DirectX:DirectX 8.1 Included.
Other:- DVD requires DVD decoder with 8MB video RAM.
- Video capture feature requires 400 MHz or faster processor.
Price:Upgrade = $90 - $110.00
Professional = $290 - $310.00