Windows XP: What's in it for you?

PC manufacturers are now shipping Windows XP on new systems, but this is the most controversial update yet to Microsoft's operating system
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Thurs 20th September Windows XP allows you to go back in time - and it might just be the feature that makes the system worthwhile NEWS: Microsoft tries to ensure XP compatibility
Mon 24th September Consumers can find out if their computer will work with Windows XP - but the cost is a 35MB download UK firms seek action on Microsoft pricing
Mon 24th September New pricing plan could cost Britain's largest companies an extra £18bn Windows XP arrives by PC on Monday
Fri 21st September Microsoft's latest - and most controversial - operating system goes on sale in new PCs on Monday, several weeks ahead of the packaged versions MS snubs UK on Windows XP discounts
Fri 21st September Microsoft will let users upgrade several machines to the new OS for a reduced price - but not in the UK, for now Microsoft rules out extra support for Windows XP
Thurs 20th September The software giant says it is confident it can meet support needs generated by new security measures with major XP launch next month
PC makers ready XP, but optimism fades
Wed 19th September XP may not be the cure the PC industry is looking for as the price war continues and orders fall See the Windows XP News Section for the latest XP headlines. Have your say instantly, and see what others have said. Click on the TalkBack button and go to the Microsoft forum. Let the editors know what you think in the Mailroom. And read other letters.
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