• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

1. Getting Started with Windows XP > 1.2. Windows Editions and Service Packs

Windows Editions and Service Packs

Windows XP is actually available in several different flavors, each of which is intended for a different market:

Windows XP Professional

The power-user edition of Windows XP, and the subject of most of this book.

Windows XP Home

This less-expensive edition of Windows XP is nearly identical to the Professional edition, with only a few minor exceptions. For instance, a few administrative tools present in XP Pro are missing from the Home edition.

Windows 2003 Server

This edition is designed for those running a web server, domain server, or another mission-critical application (and if you don’t like Unix). It’s effectively the same platform as Windows XP, also with only a few minor exceptions when it comes to the end-user experience and the topic of conversation in this book.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint