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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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What's New in Windows XP Professional?

Now that you know Windows XP's family history and the differences between Home Edition and Professional, we'll cover in more detail the new features Windows XP Professional brings to the Windows family. One of the questions people ask me as I write books about each new version of Windows is whether the new version is different enough to justify upgrading. The Windows XP family is a major upgrade from any previous version of Windows, and the jump from Windows 98 or Windows Me to Windows XP Professional is as massive a jump as the one from Windows 3.1 to Windows 95 was a few years ago. Windows XP Professional isn't just a much-improved version of the Windows 2000 family, preserving Windows 2000 Professional's ...

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