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Although no longer supported by Microsoft, the Windows XP operating system (OS) remains popular amongst buyers in the market for a used laptop. The software when first released to the market in 2001 was user friendly, Microsoft supported, and offered multimedia functions new to the buying public. The OS became a favourite product for creating powerful networking systems.


Purchasers may find used computers loaded with Windows XP Professional catering to the needs of small businesses. Developers took the best features of Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 98 and Windows ME creating a reliable system for users. Enhanced device drivers, file protection, improved multitasking capability, file encryption, redesigned start menu, and CD burning integration are some of the well-liked features.

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