Windows® XP Service Pack
Windows® XP has turned out to be one of the most famous platforms of Microsoft®. Since inception in 2001, there has been immense growth in the users of Windows® XP because it had the most friendly user access. Windows® XP Home Edition and Windows® XP Professional Edition were built in to revolve around consumer and commercial users. There are three service packs for Windows® XP.
Windows® XP was built in to bring effective solution to both consumer and commercial need. Windows® XP Home Edition was built in for the home users and personal users where in Windows® XP Professional Edition was competent to be used in business purposes. It was the most user friendly platform which made majority of PC users to crave for it. It has interestingly faster start ups and thus, had an upper hand over other operating system. As the operating systems have some flaws and issues that gets discovered when the operating system becomes fully operational and implemented. Microsoft® has been taking down on all the issues and bringing prospects to resolve them by service packs. Windows® Update automatically does the updates if automatic updates are ON.
Windows® XP Services Pack 1 brought the solutions around Tablet PC, USB 2.0, SATA hard drive and Microsoft® Java Virtual Machine. The users’ access was given in respect to web browser and instant messaging. SATA which has been associated with high speed also got scopes and IPv6 also got identity. Windows® XP Service Pack 2 was built with advanced security measure. Wireless password authentication, pop up blocker and Bluetooth® were few features the Windows® XP Service Pack 2 concentrated on. Windows® Firewall and email security got updated. Windows® XP Service Pack 3 came in one thousand one hundred and seventy four fixes. It brought up features from Windows Vista®.
- FIVE – Roll Back Driver
Roll Back Driver added options to the users for whom the newer drivers were not of much help. The option allowed users to retain the previous version of device drivers.
- FOUR – Fast User Switching
Fast User Switching offered users to switch over to another profile without have to close applications in another profile. The loss of information was catered.
- THREE – Remote Desktop connection
Remote Desktop connection allowed user across the Internet connect to the desktop and share information. The ease of accessing systems from remote location got improved.
- TWO – DSL, Firewire®, Bluetooth® support
DSL connectivity and modems, Bluetooth® and fire wire all of the connectivity’s got addressed in Windows® XP which offered various options to user to stay connected.
- ONE – ClearType Font
To improve the readability the ClearType Font was a great move.
With Windows® XP Service Packs you can improve the functioning of your computer increasing overall system’s speed and performance.