Microsoft® Windows® XP Standard
Common features and uses of Microsoft® Windows® XP Standard
Microsoft® Windows® XP is one of the most commonly used operating system. Windows® eXPerience is a predecessor of Windows® 98/ME and Windows® NT/2000. It is available in both Home and Professional editions. The Windows® Professional edition has more network features than the Home edition. The FAT32 and NTFS file systems are used for installation partition. The system control of Windows® XP is designed in HTML. The CD-R/CD-RW software is used to create CDs easily. It has enhanced document design tools in Microsoft® Office XP. Its integrated voice recognition functionality and web-based sourcing capabilities helps in saving time. It is more stable and secure than previous versions of Microsoft® Windows®. Microsoft® Windows® XP offers variety of games that takes you to the world of adventure.
Microsoft® Windows® XP offers many useful features. They are:
- Networking and remote control
- Music and video
- Security and privacy
Networking and remote control
Networking helps you to share information by setting up a network and maintaining it. It helps you to keep your network running smoothly by troubleshooting. With remote access, you could get full access to your work computer through network. Thus it helps to access several files, programs and resources of different computer remotely. It also helps you to diagnose issues occurring in your system.
Music and video
The Windows® Media Player makes it easier to enjoy your favorite music and movies. It also helps you to store music, videos, and pictures and recorded TV. It could be synchronized to portable devices and helps you to share with other devices. The Windows® Media Player makes it easy for you to View rich media information with best audio and video quality.
The accessibility features helps the people in easier accessibility needs. There is accessibility wizard for those who are blind, deaf or have any difficulty in using mouse or keyboard. The utility manager helps you to check the status of accessibility programs such as Microsoft® Magnifier, Narrator and On-Screen Keyboard of your system. In the Windows® XP you can adjust display options, mouse and keyboard options, Internet options and user account options.
This feature would help you to keep the system protected by securing the data using advanced security settings. The Internet Connection Firewall protects the computer against any kind of malicious attacks. Windows® XP has an in-built firewall to provide protection from network attacks from malicious software known as worms. This enables you to use the Internet securely.