Microsoft Windows XP Pro Full Version OEM (includes SP2b) - Branded
Microsoft Windows XP Pro - The Professional Choice
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While the Microsoft Windows Home Edition is meant for personal use, Microsoft
Windows XP Professional is designed for business use and has expanded
capabilities and supports a greater number of devices and technologies.
Microsoft Windows XP Pro takes the best features of the previous editions and
combines them into one tried and tested operating system. These include:
- The innovative business features of Microsoft Windows 98
- The simplified user interface, the plug and play capabilities and the
innovative support option of Windows Millennium Edition
- The standards-based security features, reliability and the ease of
management that was offered by Microsoft Windows 2000 Pro
Whether yours is a small one-man business operation with a single computer or
a large office with many computers to be networked or even a large business with
linked computers at many locations worldwide, Microsoft Windows XP Professional
offers you incomparable computing and operational ease and security. Besides all
the benefits that Microsoft Windows XP Pro offers, it is still not expensive and
the price, whether for a single user or multiple user options, is extremely
cheap, thus keeping the benefits of a top class operating system within the
reach of even the smallest of businesses. Discounts are also available thus
making it more affordable.
Microsoft Windows XP Pro Features:
Among the many new and innovative features of Microsoft Windows XP Professional
- Navigation is improved and made easier with the use of the new
Task-based Visual Design. Tasks are accessible through new and clearer
- Setting up a new Microsoft Windows XP Pro based computer is easy using
the Migration Tools that allows users to migrate all their data and programs
from an old computer to a new one. This means that the learning curve for
the new computer is reduced and the settings are the familiar to the user,
being the same as those on the earlier computer.
- Microsoft Windows XP Pro offers an extremely high level of security by
offering an Encrypting File System that uses a randomly generated key to
protect files from unauthorized access by hackers and data thieves.
- The Operating System supports a greater number of technologies and
devices than its predecessors so the user can take advantage of the latest
hardware innovations available.
- There are an increased number of programs that the Operating System can
run and an option to set up the system in compatibility mode so that even
programs that are not supported by Microsoft Windows XP Pro can be run.
- An improved Multi Language Support allows the user to create and edit
documents in a variety of different languages.
- Internet Explorer 6 (an integral part of Microsoft Windows XP Pro) has
many new features that simplify web surfing and information management and
also additional features to increase the security of personal information.
- For larger businesses, the Policy-Based Desktop Management option allows
for group policies and easy creation of roaming user profiles which makes
operations easier when Microsoft Windows XP Pro is used along with a
Microsoft Windows 2000 server profile.
- The Remote Desktop feature means users can create virtual sessions on
their computer from any computer running Windows 95 or later versions. This
provides users with complete remote access to all the data and applications
stored in their computers, wherever they may be.
- The Remote Assistance feature allows for a remote expert to access and
take control of the computer for repair and problem-solving that is beyond
the scope of the computer user.
- Improved Wi-Fi support allows for, both - more secure wireless
connections as well as improved performance and speed.
- Windows messenger allows for real time contact and online interaction
using text, audio and video. All options offer excellent communications as
well as speed and stability coupled with security.
Microsoft Windows XP Pro - it's the best
Despite the advent of Microsoft Windows Vista, industry estimates are that about
66% of all Windows operating system users have stayed with Microsoft Windows XP
Pro or Microsoft Windows Home editions rather than migrating to Microsoft Vista.
While Microsoft Vista had a few teething problems, these have now been
corrected. The reason for businesses retaining Microsoft Windows XP Professional
is that there is nothing much in terms of business applications that Microsoft
Windows Vista offers that is not available in XP. Add the safety, security and
reliability that Microsoft Windows XP Pro has established a reputation for and
the result is the best operating system available for a business environment.
And of course, while the better the hardware configuration the better the
performance, Microsoft Windows XP Pro will run very well even on older
Pentium-based computers with low RAM and small HDDs. This is a blessing for
businesses that have many operations where upgrading the hardware does not make
economic sense and using older computers for smaller operations means a large
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