Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Overview:
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.
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.
System Requirements:
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Miscellaneous- 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