Talk:Windows XP editions

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itanium editions[edit]

Was it possible to upgrade from the older itanium edition to the newer one and if so was it a free upgrade. Plugwash (talk) 23:46, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

interwiki links[edit]

Please check the interwiki links.They link to the article "Windows XP 64-bit Edition".--chunchun2345 (talk) 10:27, 7 October 2008 (UTC)

2000 editions[edit]

There should be a companion article for Win2k editions... Windows 2000 editions. 76.66.196.229 (talk) 02:14, 8 February 2009 (UTC)

Two Windows XP editions the same?[edit]

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 has features from Windows XP Professional. Does this mean that Windows XP MCE is based on Windows XP Pro?86.169.218.175 (talk) 15:10, 18 July 2009 (UTC)

Professional is the default code base and build platform. Tablet/MCE add features while Home, N, Starter, etc disable or remove features. SchmuckyTheCat (talk)
The two are related, but not he same code base. MCE includes Windows Media Center but excludes Domain Join. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jasper Deng (talkcontribs) 06:18, 8 January 2011 (UTC)

Power Toys[edit]

There is no mention of the Power Toys that microsoft has released, which drastically improve functionality in certain areas. This could be good to add, and they fix some shortcomings noted in the article.--71.162.67.113 (talk) 05:52, 22 August 2009 (UTC)

And Microsoft Office drastically improves functionality in certain areas but that's not part of XP either. 75.4.144.45 (talk) 09:27, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

One additional point, after Service Pack 3 came out, Power Toys for the Media Center Edition would not work and they stated it's not going to be fixed. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 97.90.226.26 (talk) 12:28, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

Timelines of the OS editions....???[edit]

Could some insiders please tabulate it...???--222.64.30.66 (talk) 22:53, 29 October 2009 (UTC)

Why is the student edition of the software not mentioned in this article...???[edit]

I have seen it in 2006--222.64.30.66 (talk) 22:57, 29 October 2009 (UTC)

There have been a variety of special copies/licenses for students at various times but afaict none of them have been a seperate edition. Do you have any evidence to the contary? Plugwash (talk) 00:06, 30 October 2009 (UTC)

Command prompts will not load in full-screen?[edit]

You can manually change the default width (on the launcher/shortcut link) to match your screen and the height maximizes like any other window, so that's essentially the same thing. You're not limited to using only cmd.exe either, so it should be more specific than "command prompts". —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.4.144.45 (talk) 09:23, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

separate article still necessary?[edit]

These OSs are no longer supported and those systems running XP Home that aren't upgraded to Windows 7 (or to Pro using old disks) will probably be upgraded to Ubuntu or something. So the rationale for this separate article from Windows XP is fading, and it seems likely that it needs to merge in the very near future.

Maybe we need another article structured for the average person who gets a computer in front of them with XP Home on it and wants to figure out how to upgrade it to XP Pro with all the service packs and upgrades in it without running into DRM or activation nonsense, or to windows 7 while keeping all their files, which 7 tries to destroy. That is probably 99% of those who would read the article in Wikipedia on XP in the year 2012. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.240.150.194 (talk) 22:59, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

Separate articles exist because a single article is too large and this will not change so a merge at any time in the forseeable future is unlikely. Windows XP is still too large and really needs further breakdown. As for the recommendation in your second paragraph, Wikipedia is not a manual or a "How To" guide. --AussieLegend (talk) 23:42, 18 November 2009 (UTC)
Articles on Wikipedia have nothing to do with a product's technical support ending. Plus technical support for Windows XP ends in April 2014. No question of merging this article with any other. - xpclient Talk 12:29, 19 November 2009 (UTC)

Do not merge or delete details. Write and keep a good history. People 100 years from now are entitled to access to information about the past.-96.233.17.252 (talk) 22:21, 1 October 2012 (UTC)

2014 support ends[edit]

Please add details about the ending of the various editions, when they stopped being sold, where, when various kinds of support ends, etc.-96.233.17.252 (talk) 22:23, 1 October 2012 (UTC)

Media Center XP Edition 5.0 Book[edit]

64.79.54.74 (talk) 22:31, 29 March 2013 (UTC)Trying to find a book on the medial center XP edition 5.0 for 2005. CWilson