Windows XP and Windows Vista: Differences

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These days with computer software programs whirring about, both new and old, consumers wonder time and time again if the latest upgrades are any different from the original. There are differences between Windows XP and the recently added to the Windows family, Windows Vista. What is the difference you ask? Is the consumer receiving more security and stability with one Software than the other? And most of all, why would you want to switch to Windows Vista after the Windows XP appears to have everything I need?

The short answer would have to be that there are several reasons why you should upgrade to Windows Vista because where Windows XP lacks, Windows Vista makes up for it. Therefore, that is where you will find the differences between both software. Windows Vista includes: •New Features

Improved Security
Better overall user experience

Windows XP stands for Xperiences. XP was designed to help the user to communicate easier while being fun and interesting at the same time. With XP you could experience digital photography, digital video, digital music, the Internet, mobile computing, connecting home, and real-time communications. Applications were able to work more efficiently on tasks. For example you could use AOL and Netscape for web and email then be able to use Kodak and digital camera software to use besides the program Microsoft provides. Before XP was distributed in stores Windows wanted a new UI to provide various visual styles to the OS. The new UI only targeted the Windows Home Edition for the “Professional” look but after customer review the application was dropped.

Nevertheless Windows invented a Web pane that was a folder with images that included Picture Tasks. You could view a slideshow, order prints online, or print pictures.
Windows Vista has a totally new outlook on the surface- a cleaner transparent look with impressive graphics. The Windows Sidebar panel displays your section of Windows Gadgets (mini-...
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