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Microsoft Windows XP Professional
4.9 out of 10

Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Overall 10
10

Bring back XP

Vincent C., Newegg
1 May 2014
  • Pros: XP was the greatest Operating System ever put on the market by Windows.
  • Cons: Microsoft moving away from this O/S and going on to Windows 7 then Windows 8.1 (Now the only reason I would ever consider getting a MAC).
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Overall 10
10

Best operating system

Anonymous, Newegg
9 August 2012
  • Pros: Windows XP Pro is still the best operating system that doesn't hog memory and rarely crashes. I picked up an OEM copy at Tveak for $59.99.
  • Cons: Nice operating system i have ever use
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Overall 8
8.0

stable

Raymond R., Newegg
28 July 2011
  • Pros: works much better then win 95- I like it better then Win XP Home.
  • Cons: Microsoft changes there opperating system every 2 or three years and do not provide driver updates for older hardware like printers- I had to give up a very good HP L4
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Overall 2
2.0

Microsoft OEM sOS software

John B., Newegg
24 February 2010
  • Summary: Given the duplicity of this situation I am considering using my retirement time to file a class action against MS. However, if they don't care that the European Union wants to fight them it is clear we are really in a corporate controlled world.
  • Pros: None - this is for system builders who are selling the computer and will provide support to a final buyer - so if you are making a computer for your own use don't buy if you think you will even need support as MS will not support any part of this software - in fact the disclaimer on the package y...
  • Cons: As an attorney who can understand the legalese on the EULA I am certain it was meant to avoid any responsibility for support for one time builders - don't be suckered into buying because of lower price - it is for resellers like HP and Dell and there are many articles online questioning the contr...
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Overall 10
10

Reliability

Michael B., Newegg
25 January 2010
  • Pros: Windows XP Pro is very reliable. It just doesn't have the issues that the other versions of Windows is known for.
  • Cons: Its older.
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Overall 10
10

Great!!!

Anonymous, Newegg
22 January 2010
  • Pros: The product installed fast and was easy to install as well.
  • Cons: This Operation system is becoming old school, because Microsoft has release other after it, Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7!!
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Overall 8
8.0

Still a viable OS

Mark J., Newegg
18 January 2010
  • Pros: Still the most widely used OS. With decent security measures you will be fine. Best driver compatibility.
  • Cons: It's an aging OS, Windows 7 is the replacement. :(
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Overall 10
10

Installed WinXP but without Internet Explorer?

Miguel D., Newegg
4 January 2010
  • Summary: I've installed WinXP on existing and new builds before...but recently I was tumped. I ordered this software with SP3 to make sure they did not sell out before my next build, and when I went to finally install it, it installed Windows, finished install, all seemed normal..
  • Pros: WinXP is great; we all know it...
  • Cons: None except see other thoughts...
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Deborah Z., Newegg
24 December 2009
  • Pros: Good ol' XP pro, it is what is and if you've got older apps it maybe the best option for a while.
  • Cons: the usual but MS has moved on and xp will fade over time
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Overall 10
10

Stable as a windows operating system can be

Mr. W., Newegg
14 December 2009
  • Summary: I hope they keep this around.
  • Pros: Gotta love XP for it's stability. No bulky programs to gobble up resources, just the operating system. Clean installs are always nice.
  • Cons: None really
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