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Windows XP is a family of 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, notebook computers, and media centers.

Objective of Windows XP Hardware Devices and Drivers article is provide you with an understanding of the implement and manage disk devices, display devices, multimedia devices and card services
When you install Windows XP, you have to make decisions on basic disk configuration – on what partition you are going to install the operating system and how is that partition going to be formatted. After installation, you can optimize your configuration to take advantage of a number of new features available in Windows XP.
Windows XP Disk Management is available under the Computer Management console. Disk Management replaces the Windows NT 4.0 Disk Administrator.
Having now explored the differences in the various file systems supported in Windows XP, it is no wonder that Microsoft recommends using NTFS for Windows XP systems. The features in NTFS, such as disk quotas, mount points and security, make it a very rich file system.
Windows XP Device Manager allows you to quickly ascertain whether or not hardware is functioning correctly, what the settings are for the device and what resources the device is using.
Top 12 Windows XP Configuration Questions and Answers with brief explanation.
Objective is to obtain a working knowledge of configuration tools used in Windows XP, configure support for multiple languages or multiple locations, configure, troubleshoot accessibility services and manage applications by using Windows Installer packages.
In many countries around the world, for example, in Canada, companies need to be able to work in more than one language. Currency, time and date format may be different from one language to another. Windows XP has addressed this need for multiple language and location support.
Windows XP has eliminated the problem of incorrect installations and accidental file loss. Windows Installer enables a “self-healing” application – if a user accidentally deletes part of an application, Windows Installer will fix it. If a newly installed application has a DLL with the same name as an existing DLL, Windows Installer will place it in a new directory.
The biggest question is often “Which version of Windows XP should I use?” Microsoft asks five questions that can help you decide which version you wish to install.