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My Experience And Wish List With Windows XP

bynathanhuth Nov 3, 2003
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Very stable, hasn't crashed yet, very user-friendly, many wizards built in.
Cons Minor, security patches, limited customization.
Recommended it? Yes

The Windows XP Activation feature is good, but I wish the numbers and letters could be entered automatically when you install Windows.

Ease of Use:
Windows XP is very easy to use and user-friendly. I love the new start menu and that Microsoft got rid of the "Recent... Read full review »


XP Can Be Great

bydemdev30 Jun 17, 2003
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Stable most of the time, Multimedia, Looks cool
Cons Bad drivers can cause problems, activation sucks, weak setup guide, slow WiFi
Recommended it? Yes

I had a computer running Windows 98SE and I decided to upgrade it to XP Home and I will tell about my experience below as well as talk about how it has been on two machines with OEM (pre-installed) versions of XP Home on them.

My recommended minimums for XP are:

Processor: 500... Read full review »


The best improvement since "95"

bykabbate May 23, 2003
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fast and stable
Cons Compatibility problems
Recommended it? Yes

After enduring the most unstable and ill-conceived version of Windows (ME), I am happy to use Windows XP Home. It is faster, stable as a rock and more user friendly.

The biggest drawback is that it does not support some of the programs that were resident in the previous Windows ME.
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Easy Upgrade, difficult compatibility with existing drivers

byauscfan May 2, 2003
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros More stable, usable desktop, intuitive menus
Cons Looks too much like MSN Explorer which I deleted from my PC
Recommended it? Yes

I had some operating system problems on my 1998 vintage PC, but while the hardware has been kept up to date, I let WIN 98 stay there because I didn't think OS upgrade was that important. Now that family gremlins have installed so many games and peripherals on my PC, many conflicts existed so I felt... Read full review »


I have used all windows...

bynickie_dt3000 Feb 16, 2003
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Recommended it? Yes

I have used all windows OS and find XP Home Edition to be the best. I really like the looks of XP. It's speed on the internet is faster than 98. I like the way you can get rid of unwanted programs fullly. It is more sturdy and I haven't had a hang or crash yet. I would highly recommend XP to... Read full review »

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