Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Packs for Windows® XP Professional
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional brings in all the basic attributes of Windows® XP Home Edition along with some enhanced features like Remote Desktop connection and automated system recovery. Undoubtedly, interface of Windows® XP Professional is much user friendly and has significant enhancements.
It has the ability to be connected to central servers and be remotely managed. The control access scheme adds file security and controlled access. Remote Desktop connection contributes in connecting remotely to other Windows® XP systems. Offline files are saved from the network resource to be used and worked on.
Windows® XP Professional Edition brings in support for both 32-bit and 64-bit operating system. The new technology file system helps in adding more security to the files. Its encrypted file system restricts users to access the hard disk drive of other users. Multicore CPU’s got addressed in Windows® XP Professional Edition. Windows® XP Professional comes in with three service packs. Service pack is initiative of Microsoft® to bring resolutions and fixes to the issues observed in earlier versions. Windows® XP Service Packs had been launched time to time by Microsoft® to revise the features and if required add new features to the Windows® XP Professional Edition. The Service Pack 1 had all the security fixes for the glitches found in Service Pack. It has enhanced support for devices like Tablet PC.USB support was also uploaded in the Service Pack 1. SATA hard drive got support in this service pack with Java™ virtual machine got also addressed. HTTP and FTP server of Microsoft® also came in place in Windows® XP Professional.
- FIVE – Remote Desktop connection
Remote Desktop connection got identity in Windows® XP Professional and helped Windows® XP users to connect remotely to Windows® XP and share information. It sorted a lot of issues around data sharing.
- FOUR – Access control
The sophisticated technique behind file systems restricted everyone to access the files and required rights and permissions to access files. Safe mode was added to modify the access controls.
- THREE – Offline files and Folders
Offline files and folders offered users to store and save the files for processing in a networked environment and work on them even if the connection has gone off.
- TWO – Encrypted file system
The new technology file system got introduced with Windows® NT. However, it got real scopes with the introduction of Windows® XP. Windows® XP new technology file system helped in adding extra layer of security by encrypting the information and restricting from accessing hard disk information.
- ONE – Multicore CPUs
The hyper threading feature was supported in the platform and multi core processors were supported. It helped in delivered improved performance and great computing.
Even after close to a decade of being launched Windows® XP is still widely being used due to its great user interface and functionalities that was a long leap ahead of the previous operating systems. No doubt it still is considered one of the best OS released by Microsoft®.