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Product: Windows XP Professional Beta 2
Company: Microsoft
Estimated Street Price: N/A
Review By: Stewart Saathoff

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Product Activation & User Switching
3: Miscellaneous Features
4: Networking Features
5: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the preview. Here are my final comments and notes for Microsoft Windows XP Professional Beta 2 Administrative Features Overview.



Final Comments

How It Grades



Microsoft Windows XP is a GREAT improvement to any other Microsoft operating system in the past.  I used Beta 1 for about one month solid without ever having to shut down or reboot my machine.  If this is any indication of what we can expect in the final version, then I think everyone is ready for this product.  Now, if you seem a little disheartened by my review because it doesnít cover any of the end-users advantages that XP provides, donít worry, there will be a follow-up review to this one geared to all of the end-user enhancements, like Media Player 8, IE 6, and the MSN Explorer.  There will also be an article about the enhancements of Whistler Advanced Server. (Microsoft didnít rename the Server version to XP.)  It will cover administrative enhancements and more detailed RIS stuff also.  So, after reading this, what do you think about XP?



Specs & Package
Overall Score N/A
Version Reviewed Microsoft Windows XP Professional Beta 2
Release Date Late 2001
In the Box N/A
The Good Points New Interface
New Design
New Networking Features
Easy to Use
The Bad Points Still under Development
Reviewers PC Setup  

PC Required



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