Whats New in Windows XP

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2001-10-30 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of new features in Windows XP

Whats New in Windows:
  • New user interface
  • Improved tools for managing multimedia files
  • New system utilities, such as Remote Assistance
  • New multimedia programs, including Windows Media Player 8.0 and Windows Movie Maker
  • New Internet tools, such as Internet Explorer 6 and Windows Messenger
  • Improved multiuser support and Fast User Switching
  • Built-in Internet Connection Firewall
  • Improved home networking tools like the Network Setup wizard

    Windows XP Professional only:
  • Multiprocessor support
  • Mobile and remote desktop features
  • Support for off-line files and folders
  • Administrative features, such as group policy administration, roaming user profiles, and remote software installation
  • Encrypting file system

    List price:
  • Windows XP Home Edition, $199; upgrade from Windows 98, 98 SE, or Me, $99.
  • Windows XP Professional Edition, $299; upgrade from Windows 98, 98 SE, Me, NT
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