By building on the proven Windows 2000 operating system, Windows XP Professional delivers a reliable foundation you can count on to keep your computer up and running when you need it most. Not only is Windows XP more reliable, it also helps you more easily recover from system problems.Windows XP Professional delivers the new standard in reliability and performance. This operating system is designed for businesses of all sizes and for users who demand the most from their computing experience.
Designed for reliability, security and privacy, high performance, and ease of use, the Windows XP pro operating system provides a host of benefits for business and home users. A clean and simple desktop, rock-solid reliability, and easy-to-use features that take advantage of the digital age all contribute to the value of Windows XP Professional.
Enhancements in real-time voice, video, and data communications will allow the PC to become a center of communications and creativity beyond just e-mail and instant messaging. Windows XP will also allow the user to connect back to the desktop from any location, and support for new wireless networks will be built in. Windows XP Pro will unify the user's support experience by enabling the user to provide temporary and secure control of their PC over the Internet to whomever can best help them.
Windows XP takes an end-to-end approach to how people transfer videos and pictures onto their computer, how they use them on their PC and other devices, and how they share them, whether in person or through e-mail, over the Web, or through removable media like DVDs and CDs. It extends this experience through applications that help users buy music and videos, mobile devices, services for saving your music on the Internet, and more. Windows XP will make it easier for households to share a single PC and share pictures, music, files, printers, and other resources. Take the Windows XP Pro Tour
Find out more about how Windows XP helps you do amazing things. The tour lets you experience firsthand the best of the new features that Windows XP brings to your computer. Features:
Designed for businesses of all sizes
Manage digital pictures, music, video, DVDs, and more
More security with the ability to encrypt files and folders
Built-in voice, video, and instant messaging support
Integration with Windows servers and management solutions
Top 10 Reasons for Moving to Windows XP Professional:
Windows XP delivers a new level of stability, so you can focus on your work. For example, in most cases, if one program crashes, your computer will keep running.
Windows XP manages system resources efficiently, to keep your system running as fast as possible even when you're working with multiple programs at the same time.
Remote Desktop allows you to create a virtual session and use your desktop computer from another computer running Windows 95 or later, giving you access to all of your data and applications even when you're not in your office.
New Task-based Visual Design
Get to your most commonly used tasks quickly, thanks to a cleaner design and new visual cues.
Wireless 802.1x Networking Support
Wireless 802.1x Networking Support provides support for secured access, as well as performance improvements for wireless networks.
Windows Messenger is the easy way to communicate and collaborate in real time on your computer. You can see the online status of your contacts and choose to communicate with them through text, voice, or video with better performance and higher quality.
Encrypting File System
Encrypting File System provides a high level of protection from hackers and data theft by transparently encrypting files with a randomly generated key.
Fast Resume from Hibernation or Standby
Save battery power when you're working on the road. With Windows XP your laptop can enter Standby or Hibernate faster, and it can start working again faster after resuming from Standby or Hibernation.
Help and Support Center with Remote Assistance
In addition to a comprehensive set of documentation, Help and Support Center in Windows XP includes Remote Assistance, which allows you to have a friend or IT professional who is also running Windows XP remotely control your computer to demonstrate a process or help solve a problem.
If something goes wrong with your computer, you can revert the system back to a previous state.
PC with 300 megahertz or higher processor clock speed recommended; 233 MHz minimum required (single or dual processor system); Intel Pentium/Celeron family, or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor recommended
128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher recommended (64 MB minimum supported; may limit performance and some features)
1.5 gigabytes (GB) of available hard disk space
Super VGA (800 × 600) or higher-resolution video adapter and monitor
CD-ROM or DVD drive
Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device