Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Overview:
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition is the next version of the Windows operating system, which is designed exclusively for home computing. Windows XP Home Edition puts the exciting experiences of the digital age at your fingertips. From digital photos, music, and video to building a home network, Windows XP Home Edition brings you into the digital age with ease. Built on the solid foundation of Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition also sets the new standard in efficient and dependable computing. A new visual design, reliable Windows engine, and new Internet security features combine with capabilities for sharing your computer, to give you the most dependable Windows operating system yet.
Benefits:
  • Handle digital media like a pro. Manage digital pictures, music, video, DVDs, and more.
  • Get connected. Windows XP has built-in Internet, home networking, and real-time voice, video, and instant messaging support.
  • Make the most of today’s Internet services. Windows XP can help you publish pictures to a Web site, or shop online.
  • The Complete Digital Video Experience. Now users can quickly transfer footage to their computer for editing that's easier than ever. Windows XP Home Edition includes all the great software customers need to help them create, edit and share home movies.
  • Invite a friend or support professional to connect to your PC over the Internet to fix a problem or answer a question.
System Requirements:
  • Computer/Processor- PC with 300 MHz or higher processor clock speed recommended; 233 MHz minimum required; Intel Pentium/Celeron family, AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor recommended
  • Memory- 128 MB of RAM or higher recommended (64MB minimum supported; may limit performance and some features)
  • Hard Disk- Minimum: 1.5 GB of available hard disk space
  • 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

  • Peripheral- Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device
  • 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.
  • Miscellaneous- 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 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.