This state-of-the-art software will keep you connected with
friends and family via instant messaging and voice and video conversations. You
can download, store and playback high-quality digital music as well as create
and enjoy videos on your computer. It also offers a personal entertainment
system for cutting-edge gaming and high-quality DVD videos.
- Fast-User Switching allows family or friends sharing a single computer to access their own accounts without having to close each other?s applications or reboot.
- New Simplified Visual Design makes everything easier because of a clean, simple design that exposes the most commonly used features.
- Windows Media Player for Windows XP brings all of the most common digital media activities together in a single, easy-to-use place: play DVDs, organize music, burn CDs and more.
- Windows Messenger the easy way to communicate with anyone in real time, users can choose text, voice, and video with excellent performance.
- Windows Movie Maker provides the ability to easily capture, edit, organize, and share home movies by just plugging a digital camera into the PC; or with the right hardware, an analog camera.
- My Pictures allows users to perform basic management tasks like adding, sorting, and deleting picture files.
- Internet Explorer 6 includes many new and enhanced features that simplify tasks, increase reliability, and help maintain the privacy of personal information on the Web.
- Remote Assistance allows users to have a peer or IT Professional who is also running Windows XP remotely control their PC to demonstrate a process or help solve a problem.
- System Restore actively monitors system file changes, so that in the event of a problem, a user can restore their computer to a previous state without losing personal data files.
- Network Setup Wizard makes it easier than ever to set up your own home network so multiple home PCs can share printers, devices, files, and Internet connections.