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Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Windows XP

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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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"You'll hear few complaints about the operating system itself, especially when it's compared with previous versions. No matter what you think of Microsoft, using Windows XP on a new or very recent PC feels sure, swift and satisfying. And that's a big deal."
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86
 
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Critic Reviews 5

75
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 79
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Key Specs

Type
Computer OS
Source model
Closed
Architecture
64, 32
Type
Source model
Architecture
Computer OS
Closed
64, 32

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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

70
Jakelegofilms
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
90
Alexk208
At least XP is as good as 7. XP IS STILL BETTER THAN F***ING VISTA!
100
danielrh
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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