Advantages: stable o/s, easy to upgrade Disadvantages: possible long download times to update if you have a slow Internet connection
...possible to ?upgrade? (loading the new software directly) rather than to start from scratch by formatting the hard disc and losing all the other programs and user data already on the machine.
Web-based searches indicated that, to use Windows XP Home Edition, there is a minimum system requirement:
PC with 300 MHz or higher processor clock speed recommended; 233 MHz minimum required;* Intel...
05.03.2004 12:21 (06.03.2004 12:01) ·Read review
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Review of MicrosoftWindowsXPHomeEditionUpgrade package
Advantages: Much nicer on the eye, less crashes and issues Disadvantages: Still slows my computer, may take some getting used to
...The netbook/laptop I am currently using has been mine now for four years. When I bought it, Windows 7 was pretty new and having had a bad experience with Windows Vista, I was a little worried about whether it would be an improvement or worse yet.
I had been hoping to revert back to XP, the better operating system that preceded Vista, but decided to take a leap of faith. I will make a lot...
Advantages: Great new toolbar, excellent personalisation, overall brilliant design Disadvantages: Really similar to Vista.
..., there aren't many differences. If you have got Vista, it's a bit of a waste of money upgrading when you've already got all the features. You'll notice this is only a small paragraph as I can find little else to fault Windows 7 on.
I love the new design of Windows 7 - it's much tidier than Vista and far more efficient. I'd recommend anyone who's on XP or earlier to think about upgrading but if you...