Microsoft Windows XP Pro (SP2)
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 the operating system more reliable, it also offers features that make it much faster and easier to recover from system problems. Windows XP Professional, the new standard in reliability and performance, is designed for businesses of all sizes, and for individuals who demand the most from their computing experience. With the ultimate communication and collaboration tools, advanced laptop support, remote access capabilities, and more, Windows XP Professional helps you be more productive than ever before. Prepare yourself for the most reliable, secure, and responsive Windows yet. Windows XP Professional gives you the freedom to focus on your business and your customers.
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.
Computers running Windows XP Professional outperform Windows 98 Second Edition, and meet the performance of Windows 2000 on commercial benchmarks. Not only will Windows XP launch applications faster, in most cases, your entire system will start up much more quickly. Security features in Windows XP Professional protect sensitive and confidential data both on your computer and while you are transmitting over a network or the Internet. With support for the latest security standards and enhanced virus protection, Windows XP also protects you from some of the more common types of Internet attacks.
From its fresh, new look to its intuitive, task-based design, Windows XP Professional makes it easier than ever to use your computer. You'll be able to get more done in less time, find items in a snap, and arrange files and folders in a way that makes sense to you. Simply put, Windows XP Professional helps you work smarter.
Communications: Ultimate communications and collaboration tool - instant messaging, voice, video, and application sharing. Windows XP Professional with Windows Messenger lets you communicate with customers and colleagues in real-time using text, audio, video, and other collaborative tools. You can make voice calls to your colleagues' computers or phones, or send text messages to their cell phones and pagers. You can send files and documents using Windows Messenger. With a button click, you can start a video session to see who you're talking with, and to share a whiteboard or application. Face-to-face communication makes business calls more effective and improves relationships with your customers and partners. And you can be more efficient and more productive by working with others on documents in real-time.
Go Mobile: Advanced laptop support so you get as much work done on the road as you would in the office, in addition to remote access to all of the data and applications on your office computer.The popularity of laptops shows that people are eager to use mobile technology. But the systems in use today are not as reliable and easy to use as many workers prefer. Windows XP Professional is designed to make mobile computing easier. This operating system is built to provide access to your information while you're on the go. The mobile computing improvements in Windows XP Professional build on the flexibility of Windows 2000 Professional. New features for mobile computing will help you accomplish as much on the road or at home as you do in the office, so you can be productive no matter where you are. Add these capabilities to the rock-solid reliability, performance, and communication features in Windows XP Professional--you have a system that can do things that you always thought a system should do.
Access your office computer from anywhere: When you're away from the office and need a file or application that only exists on your office computer's hard disk, there should be an easy way to get it. With the Remote Desktop feature in Windows XP Professional, you can connect to your office computer from anywhere. You control your office PC while using your home computer, your laptop, or any other computer running Windows 95 or later. While connected, you can use most of your business applications, documents, and network resources on your office computer. Performance is excellent because there is no need to transfer files and applications over the network. Remote Desktop transfers only the screen data, keyboard input, and mouse clicks over your network connection.
Help and Support: Easy to recover from problems and get help and support when you need it. Ever wish you could just click an icon and find the answers to your computing problems? Windows XP Professional answers that wish, with the new Help and Support Center. An easy-to-find icon on the Start menu leads to a central location for Help topics, tutorials, and troubleshooting to keep your computer running smoothly. The Help and Support Center delivers a dynamic, personalized, online resource with easy-to-use search and comprehensive content. Add the performance, communication, and productivity improvements in Windows XP Professional--now you have a system that works how you've always wished a system would. Microsoft has a vast library of information and software tools to help you get the most out of your computer. In the past, these resources were scattered among books, CDs, and Web sites. The newly designed Help and Support Center in Windows XP Professional puts the most useful tools and information in one convenient location-on the Start menu. You can save links to Help information in your Favorites folder, run programs that maintain your computer's health, or search to learn about specific topics.
Specifications / System Requirements
|Package Type||Retail Boxed Package|
|License Type||Complete Package|
|License Quantity||1 User|
|Operating System||Windows XP|
|Min CPU||233 MHz (300 MHz and better recommended)|
|Min HDD||1.5 GB (varies)|
|Min RAM||128 MB|
|Min Screen Requirements||800x600|
|Peripheral Devices||CD-ROM drive; mouse & keyboard|
|Other Software Requirements||Additional items or services required to use certain Windows XP features|
Product information, specifications, and compatibility are for advisory purposes only, and is the buyers full responsibility to verify with the manufacturer prior to ordering.