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Microsoft Windows XP Professional Upgrade Version Retail Box

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Part #: E85-00087

SKU: 8455
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping estimate: $5.99*
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Mike_G
12/04/04
Experience: 2 Months

Pros

Its a nice operating system, better then 98 by far.
Cons
Its a little high in Price
Summary
You can get free versions of this around, so $312 seems a litle to high, its easy to use, better layout then 98.

campisi_
12/03/04
Experience: 2 Years

Pros

-Easy to use
-Easyer to use then Linux
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Cons
-Needs to's make it a smaller install as well as a bit faster with better ram mangagement
-Not Linux
-SP2 sucks makes stuff so much harder (SP2= service pack 2)
Summary
Its ok but the price needs to drop cuzz you can get a cracked verion that will do the same stuff for alot cheeper, it isnt anything to good or anything it needs to be faster and microsoft has to deal with the hole virus issues.

Stephen_D
09/23/04
Experience: 12 Months

Pros

Great user interface
Cons
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Summary
This has to be their best effort yet into a Operating System so far since Win98. The interface is easy to use once you familiarize yourself with how to set it up right. Highly recommend!

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Features:

Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional is the next version of the Windows operating system, which is designed for businesses of all sizes, and for individuals who demand the most from their computing experience. Windows XP Professional goes beyond the benefits of Windows XP Home Edition with advanced capabilities designed specifically to optimize productivity using the latest advancements in the digital world. Built on the solid foundation of Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional provides improved reliability, security, performance and ease of use, setting the new standard in efficient and dependable computing.
Quick Specs:
License Pricing Standard
License Type Product Upgrade
Platform Supported PC
Language Supported English
License Quantity 1 User
Software Name Windows XP Professional
Software Sub Type Client
ProductId10039090

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General Information  
     Brand Name: Microsoft
     Distribution Media/Method: CD-ROM
     Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
     Manufacturer Part Number: E85-00087
     Manufacturer Website Address: https://www.microsoft.ca
     Package Type: Retail
     Product Name: Windows XP Professional Upgrade
     Product Type: Operating System
License Information  
     License Pricing: Standard
     License Quantity: 1 User
     License Type: Product Upgrade
Miscellaneous  
     Compatibility:
  • PC

     System Requirements: To use Microsoft® Windows XP you need:

Computer/Processor:
  • PC with 300 MHz 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

    Memory:
  • 128 MB of RAM or higher recommended (64 MB minimum supported; may limit performance and some features)

    Hard Disk:
  • Minimum: 1.5 GB of available hard disk space
  • Actual requirements will vary based on your system configuration and the applications and features you choose to install. Additional available hard-disk space may be required if you are installing over a network. For more information, please see www.microsoft.com/windowsxp.

    Drive:
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive

    Display:
  • Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution video adapter and monitor
  • For DVD video playback: DVD drive and DVD decoder card or DVD decoder software & 8 MB of video RAM
  • For Windows Movie Maker: Video capture feature requires appropriate digital or analog video capture device & 400 MHz or higher processor for digital video camera capture

    Peripherals:
  • Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device
  • Note: To ensure that your applications and hardware are Windows XP-ready, please check www.microsoft.com/windows/catalog/.

    Miscellaneous:
  • For Internet access: Some Internet functionality may require Internet access, a Microsoft .NET Passport account, and payment of a separate fee to a service provider; local and/or long-distance telephone toll charges may apply; 14.4 Kbps or higher-speed modem
  • For networking: Network adapter appropriate for the type of local-area, wide-area, wireless, or home network you wish to connect to, and access to an appropriate network infrastructure; access to third-party networks may require additional charges
  • For instant messaging, voice and video conferencing, and application sharing, both parties need: Microsoft .NET Passport account and Internet access or Exchange 2000 Server instant messaging account and network access (some configurations may require download of additional components)
  • For voice and video conferencing, both parties also need: 33.6 Kbps or higher-speed modem, or a network connection; Microphone and sound card with speakers or headset

    Addtional system Requirements (Miscellaneous section):
  • For video conferencing, both parties also need: Video conferencing camera; Windows XP
  • For application sharing, both parties also need: 33.6 Kbps or higher-speed modem, or a network connection; Windows XP
  • For remote assistance: Both parties must be running Windows XP and be connected by a network
  • For remote desktop: Windows 95 or later-based computer, and the two machines must be connected by a network

Product Information  
     Features: What's New:
There are hundreds of compelling reasons to get Windows XP Professional-these are just the top 10.
  • Wireless Networking Support:
    Zero configuration allows users to easily and automatically connect to a wireless network either at work, at home or in public "hotspots." Also, Windows XP is the first operating system to use 802.1x security technology as an added measure to help protect your information.
  • Advanced Performance / Multitasking:
    Means that users can run their most demanding applications while still experiencing impressive system response times. And multiple applications can run simulataneously, with efficiency and stability. Plus, with Windows XP your laptop can enter Standby or Hibernation faster, and it can start working again faster after resuming from Standby or Hibernation.
  • Windows Messenger:
    The easy way to instantly communicate and collaborate with colleagues and support professionals. You can constantly stay updated with your contacts'online status and choose to communicate with them through text, voice, or video with better quality than ever before.
  • Remote Desktop:
    Allows you to remotely access 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.
  • Remote Assistance:
    Allows you to have a friend or IT professional remotely control your computer to demonstrate a process or help solve a problem.
  • Task-based Visual Design:
    Allows you to get to your most commonly used tasks quickly, thanks to a cleaner design and new visual cues.
  • Business Level Reliability:
    Provides a foundation users can count on to keep systems up and running when they're needed most. Built on the proven Windows 2000 operating system, Windows XP is not only more reliable, but it also offers features that make it much faster and easier to recover from system problems.

    Improved Features:
  • System Restore:
    Enables users and administrators to restore a computer to a previous state. System Restore automatically creates easily identifiable restore points, which allow you to restore the system to a previous time.
  • Encrypting File System:
    Helps provide a high level of protection from hackers and data theft by transparently encrypting files with a randomly generated key.
  • Advanced laptop support:
    With advanaced laptop support you get as much work done on the road as you would in the office, in addition to remote access to all the data and applications on your office computer. Windows XP Professional enhances the breakthrough technology that was introduced to extend battery life in Windows 2000.

    Benefits:
  • All the features of Windows XP Home Edition, including a new visual design and reliable foundation; complete digital media support; tools for instant messaging, voice and video conferencing, and application sharing; and the ability to recover from problems and get help and support when you need it.
  • Premier mobile support for the ability to work offline or access your computer remotely.
  • Greater security, including the ability to encrypt your files and folders.
  • Built-in support for high-performance systems.
  • Integration with Microsoft Windows Servers and management solutions.

     Language Supported: English
     Platform Supported: PC
     Software Name: Windows XP Professional
     Software Sub Type: Client
     Upgrade Information: You are eligible to upgrade to Microsoft Windows XP Professional if you are a licensed user of one of these products:
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows NT Workstation 4.0
  • Windows 2000 Professional
  • Windows XP Home Edition

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