If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP


Windows XP is turning five years old, but will anybody want to celebrate the occasion?...XP has also become an apt demonstration of the difference between "popular" and "widely used." People use XP but don't love it. Why should they?

This operating system has needed a steady diet of patches to stay close to healthy. On a machine with a September 2001-vintage copy of Windows XP Home Edition, installing every bug-fix released as of August ballooned its Windows directory from 987 megabytes to 2.43 gigabytes. Rob Pegoraro - If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP - washingtonpost.com

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