Windows XP Pro with Service Pack 2 offers increased protection against viruses, hackers, and worms. Windows Security Centre allows you to monitor your current level of PC protection. Windows firewall will defend your PC against viruses and intruders. It blocks most distracting pop ups. Attachment Manager will isolate unsafe email attachments. It also allows you to go wireless simply and securely. In addition to significant security-related enhancements, SP2 also offers Microsoft's latest hardware and software innovations. These new drivers and updates will help you use Windows Media Player, Microsoft DirectX, and emerging standards such as Bluetooth technologies more safely and effectively.
With its enhanced communication and collaboration tools, advanced laptop support, remote access capabilities - and much more besides - Windows XP from Microsoft is widely considered to be the new standard for efficient and dependable computing. Reliable, secure, and responsive, upgrading to the new operating system will help existing Windows users make the most of their computer - and of internet-driven applications in general.
Features include: Improved performance - work on multiple tasks at once without jeopardising performance or reliability; Improved user interface for fast work management; Advanced laptop support and remote access; Instant messaging, voice, video, and application sharing; EFS and NTFS security, and support for Smart Card; Internet Connection sharing.
Operating system: PC
PC with 300 MHz or higher processor speed recommended; 233 MHz minimum (single or dual processor system); Intel Pentium/Celeron family, or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor recommended 128 MB RAM or higher recommended (64MB minimum; may limit performance and some features) 1.5 GB of available hard disk space Super VGA (800 × 600 minimum) video adapter and monitor CD-ROM or DVD drive Keyboard and MS Mouse or compatible pointing device