Rollup 1 for Windows XP
Pack 1a for Windows XP is now available
for download and on CD.
Give It Away!
first download form Microsoft: Powertoys for Windows XP.
Your second download from Microsoft: Windows Media Bonus
Pack for Windows XP
XP Professional - First Impressions
Windows XP Books - Updated
December 20, 2001
Favorite Windows XP Books
XP Professional Resource Kit: Explore this comprehensive
technical resource for installing, configuring, and supporting
Windows XP Professional and Windows XP 64-Bit Edition
in networks that use Windows 2000 Server, Windows NT®
Server 4.0, and other server systems.
XP Professional Online Help on TechNet: Browse
the most up-to-date versions of Windows XP Professional
Help files on the TechNet site.
Zone: Articles, Tips, and Newsgroups.
Microsoft has posted tips contributed by users.
Articles: Get detailed technical information on
using Windows XP.
Guide: What version of Windows XP is right
for You? This chart at Microsoft list both versions in
to Windows XP: Does your current Windows OS qualify
for an upgrade to Windows XP?
Advisor: Is your system ready for an upgrade
to Windows XP Professional or Home OS? Microsoft has
an upgrade evaluation program (Upgrade Advisor)
you can download and run from your computer.
The Upgrade Advisor is a tool that checks your
system hardware and software to see if it is ready for
upgrade to Windows XP. If you run Upgrade Advisor
while you are connected to the Internet, and if your
system needs updates that are available on the Windows
Update Web site, Upgrade Advisor will find
and install the updates for you. beware: This
program is a 50mb download!
XP Web Sites
XP Support Center Microsoft's Support Center for
Windows XP. This page has links to just about any area
of Windows XP including all the links listed above.
of Windows XP Web sites.
Thurratt's Supersite for Windows
Widows XP Center
XP Discussion Forum at Annoyances.com
XP Software Compatibility
Windows XP Home or Professional
About Windows XP
Is A Shortcut Menu?
Improved Windows Explorer
and Appearance for the Desktop
Control Panel to Windows Classic View
Start Menu to Windows Classic View
for Windows XP
Update Rollup 1 for Windows
XP: Microsoft has released Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft
Windows XP. An update rollup is a cumulative set of
hotfixes, security patches, critical updates, and updates
that are packaged together for easy deployment. Update
Rollup 1 for Windows XP is a single package that includes
many previously released critical updates for Windows
- Requires Windows XP and Service Pack 1 for Windows
- Go to the Microsoft Download
Center. It is a 2.7MB download.
- For more information, read Microsoft Knowledge Base
will no longer provide Java downloads for Windows XP.
Windows XP users who did a full install of Windows XP
and no longer have Java support must now
get Java from SUN Microsystems.
Microsoft now has a download available at Microsoft
Support that will create
a boot floppy set to start an WinXP Installation.
It is a 4MByte download and to create the set requires
6 formated floppies. If you have experience with Windows
2000 Pro you are familar with this utility. (see
The newest version of Powertoys for XP, version
2.00.1.0, requires, I repeat requires,
Service Pack One (SP1) to be installed first.
If, like me, you just love TweakUI then you need to
for Windows XP. TweakUI is one of several
nifty programs included in PowerToys. Also included:
a slide show generator, power calculator, image resizer,
Movie Maker 2 Windows Movie Maker 2 makes
home movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker 2, you can
create, edit, and share your home movies right on your
Media Bonus Pack for Windows XP Windows
Media Bonus Pack for Windows XP! Jam-packed with utilities,
Media PowerToys, visualizations, skins, sound effects,
and much more, the free Windows Media Bonus Pack installs
on your Windows XP-based PC and lets your personality
and creativity shine.
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