With the operating system no longer being supported, Microsoft suggests that users upgrade to a newer version of Windows.
Six major editions of Windows XP exist but only the first two below were ever made widely available for sale directly to the consumer: Windows XP Starter Edition is a lower cost, and somewhat feature-limited, version of Windows XP designed for sale in developing markets.
The first two editions released by Microsoft are Windows XP Home Edition, designed for home users, and Windows XP Professional, designed for business and power users.
This release is the first update sice the public Beta 2 release last August.
Update for Windows XP (KB954708) 5 September 2008, GMT Install this update to enable XMP metadata with complex data types to be stored using Windows Imaging Component.
Eventually, Bill Gates and New York mayor Rudy Giuliani took to the stage.
Together, they demonstrated the novel features of the new operating system.