Windows XP

Microsoft developed Windows XP operating system, that provided user with the most integrated and easy-to-use inbuilt facilities. It has great features with greater stability, security and enhanced performance than the prior versions, was released on August 24, 2011.

The XP stands for “eXPerience”. Windows XP having user friendly graphical user interface. With many visual effects are added in Windows XP, it is the second most popular Windows operating system.

Windows XP can be used on personal computer, laptops, media center, etc. Windows XP is also adopted by Automated teller machine (ATM) vendors Wincor Nixdorf, NCR Corporation and Diebold Incorporated


After the release of Windows XP in 2001, several editions have been launched in several languages. These editions are:

  • Home and Professional
  • Starter Edition
  • Media Centre Edition
  • Tablet PC Edition


Windows XP has many added features some of those are mentioned below:

  • Enhanced GUI (Graphical User Interface)
  • Encrypting File System (EFS) with multi-user support
  • Windows Firewall Application and Port Restrictions
  • Auto-Configuration for Multiple Network Connectivity
  • Scalable memory and processor support
  • Dramatically reduced reboot scenarios
  • Internet Explorer Add-on Manager
  • Preemptive multitasking architecture
  • Enhanced device driver verifier
  • IP Security (IPSec)
  • Remote Desktop Connection
  • Internet Connection firewall
  • Data execution prevention

Media Features:

Windows XP supports different media features like, Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker; Windows media center i.e. TV & video capture technologies, video playback etc.

Device Support Improvements:

Windows XP provides improved drivers and user interface for devices compared to Win Me and 98 ex. Windows XP supports to USB 2.0, CD burning, etc.

Hardware Requirements:

The minimum system requirements for Windows XP are mentioned below:

  • Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) processor or faster (300 MHz is recommended)
  • 64 megabytes (MB) of RAM (128 MB is recommended)
  • 1.5 gigabytes (GB) of available space on the hard disk
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  • Video adapter and monitor with Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution
  • Sound card, Speakers or headphones
  • Keyboard and a Microsoft Mouse or some other compatible pointing device

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