Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2c - License and Media - 1 PC - E85-05040

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came quickly, simple to install. Great overall experience.

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by kacie on 5/28/2008

came quickly, simple to install. Great overall experience.

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Good product ,good service.

on 6/21/2008

Great service from Windows XP SP2 installed with no issues and runs great on my system.

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Product Overview

This OEM software is intended for system builders only and cannot be transferred to another PC once it is installed. The purchaser of this software is required to comply with the terms of the System Builder license, including the responsibility of providing all end-user support for the software.

With Windows XP Professional Edition with Service Pack 2, you get safer browsing and communication, powerful security tools, and improved experiences. Windows XP is the operating system release that unifies the Microsoft range, with all the desktop versions now built on the NT/2000 code base rather than the shakier foundation of Windows 95, 98, and Me. That makes XP a great upgrade for users of the now-obsolete 9x and Me line, but for those already on Windows 2000 Professional it is a closer call. Despite the similar name, there is no special synergy between Windows XP and Office XP, which works fine on Windows 2000.

XP certainly looks different, with rounded window corners, larger and more detailed icons, and a clean-look desktop that on first installation shows only the taskbar and Recycle Bin. XP is also more customizable than earlier versions of Windows, and includes visual themes that let you change the whole appearance of Windows in an instant. That is the window-dressing, but underneath are some significant improvements. One of the most interesting is Remote Desktop. A standard XP feature, this uses technology from Microsoft Terminal Server to enable users to access their computer over any connection; for example, by dialing into the office from home.

This is not just file access--this technology lets you run applications remotely as if you were sitting at your desk at work. This is mature technology, stable and carefully thought out. So, for example, you can print from a remote word processor to a local printer. A variation on the theme is Remote Assistance, where the user can allow a remote helper to view their desktop, or optionally gain control of the keyboard and mouse, in order to troubleshoot a problem. The feature can also be disabled to ease security concerns.


Manufacturer Microsoft
Mfg Part# E85-05040
SKU 205631290
UPC 882224580014
UPC 14 00882224580014
Product Guide Click Here for the Microsoft Store
Mfr Part Number: E85-05040
Windows XP Pro w/SP2C (1-Pack)
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Tech Specs
Software Sub Type Client
Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
Software Name Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2c
Manufacturer Part Number E85-05040
License Type License and Media
Features Helps Protect Your PC:Automatically keep your PC up-to-date with the latest security enhancements including the Windows Security Center, Windows Firewall, and more to help protect your computer from viruses and worms that can spread through the Internet.Quickly Connect to Wireless Networks:Windows XP Professional provides rich, wireless network support, helping you simply and easily connect to wireless networks whether in your home, office, or out on the road.Keep Your Laptop More Secure:The Encrypting File System, only in Windows XP Professional, provides an additional level of file protection from hackers and data theft by transparently encrypting files with a randomly generated key. If your laptop gets stolen or lost, unauthorized users should not be able to read or view your confidential files.Get More Life Out of Your Laptop Battery:Save battery power when you're working on the road, at the library, or coffee shop. Windows XP Professional extends battery life by managing the way your laptop uses power. Now you can work longer on battery power and more accurately forecast how long your batteries will last.Set Up and Share Your Computer Quickly and Easily:Quickly set up and connect all the computers, printers, devices, and an Internet connection in your home with the all new Network Setup Wizard. Sharing a computer with others has never been easier; quickly access your personal files and accounts without having to close applications or restart the computer.Easy To Use:The clean, simple design of Windows XP Professional puts the features you use most often at your fingertips, helping you find them quickly.Work From Anywhere:The Remote Desktop feature found only in Windows XP Professional allows you to remotely access your PC running Windows XP Professional, from another Windows-based PC, so you can work with all of your files and applications while away from your office or home PC.Recover Easily From Problems Caused by System or Application Changes:If something goes wrong with your computer, you can easily remove and roll back any system or application changes without losing files and other valuable information.Join a Network or Domain:Windows XP Professional is designed to work with Windows Server networks and includes capabilities for both small office networks with up to 10 PCs and Windows Server based networks.Work With the Tools You Need to Get Things Done:Choose from the widest range of software, hardware, and services designed to work together seamlessly including support for many older applications designed for earlier versions of Windows.
System Requirements Processor:233 MHz (300 MHz or higher recommended)400 MHz or higher for digital video camera captureIntel Pentium/Celeron family, AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family or compatible is recommendedHard Disk:1.5 GBMemory:64 MB RAM (128 MB or higher recommended)8 MB of video RAMOptical Drive:CD-ROMDVD-ROMOthers:Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution video adapter and monitorSome Internet functionality may require Internet access and a Microsoft .NET Passport account or Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server instant messaging account14.4 Kbps or higher-speed modemNetwork adapter appropriate for the type of local-area, wide-area, wireless, or home network you wish to connect to, and access to an appropriate network infrastructureMicrophone and sound card with speakers or headset, video conferencing camera and 33.6 Kbps or higher-speed modem or a network connection for voice and videoconferencingBoth parties must be running Windows XP and be connected by a network for remote assistanceA Windows 95 or later-based computer, and the two machines must be connected by a network for remote desktopSound cardDVD decoder card or DVD decoder softwareAppropriate digital or analog video capture device for video capture featureKeyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device
Manufacturer Website Address
License Pricing OEM
Language Support English
Product Name Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2c
License Quantity 1 PC
Distribution Media/Method CD-ROM
Product Type Operating System
Package Type OEM
Platform Support PC
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