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  FileForum | Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is designed to address the most demanding needs of technical workstation users who require large amounts of memory and floating point performance in areas such as mechanical design and analysis, digital content creation and scientific and high-performance computing applications.
There are some distinct disadvantages to X64, but I think the advantages, especially in security, far outweigh the problems.
If you decide to run X64 you will be extremely thankful for open source software, as, in many cases, it is the only software that will work.
fileforum.betanews.com /detail/Microsoft_Windows_XP_Professional_x64_Edition/1107880537/1   (286 words)

  
  Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition RC2 Preview
XP x64 is still a subset, of sorts, of XP 32-bit, but the missing features in XP x64 were dropped with good reason.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is largely compatible with the 32-bit software we run today, though I've found glaring exceptions in the several months I've been testing pre-release versions of the system, including entire categories of hugely important software applications, like antivirus solutions.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Release Candidate 2 (RC2) is a rousing technological achievement, a near-perfect migration of Windows XP Professional to a 64-bit code base that doesn't sacrifice performance for 64-bit capabilities.
www.winsupersite.com /reviews/windowsxp_x64_preview2.asp   (3353 words)

  
  Windows XP Professional x64 Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is designed to meet the demands of customers who require large amounts of memory and floating point performance in areas such as mechanical design and analysis, 3-D animation, video editing and composition, and scientific and high-performance computing applications.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition runs on the AMD Athlon 64, AMD Opteron, Intel Xeon with EM64T, and Intel Pentium 4 with EM64T as the platform for customers who are reaching the memory limits of 32-bit systems.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition systems can be added to existing Windows-based networks and managed alongside 32-bit systems with the same administrative tools, making life easier for the IT department.
store.purplus.net /wixpprx64ed.html   (1084 words)

  
 Windows XP Professional x64 Edition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is based upon Windows Server 2003 SP1 (build 5.2.3790.1830), as that was the latest version of Microsoft Windows during the operating system's development, but takes Windows XP as its name.
Windows XP 32-bit is limited to a total of 4 GB, which is, by default, equally divided between Kernel and application usage.
Windows XP x64 Edition includes both 32- and 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer, in order to allow for the possibility that some third-party browser plugins or ActiveX controls may not yet be available in 64-bit versions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Windows_XP_Professional_x64_Edition   (1074 words)

  
 ZDNet India : ZDNet India- Technology portal with IT news, downloads, and computing resources
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is not available in boxed editions via resellers; it will be sold only through OEM vendors and licensing agreements.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is a big deal for software developers because it gives them a solid Windows platform to write apps that can harness the potential of 64-bit.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition promises substantial speed improvements with CAD/CAM, 3D modeling, and other high-end tools that will justify the move to the new OS.
www.zdnetindia.com /reviews/software/applications/stories/122384.html   (317 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Operation System, OEM - ComputerGate.com
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is a rich platform that enables the next generation of high-performance computing.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition provides a rich platform to integrate 64-bit applications and existing 32-bit applications using the Windows on Windows 64 (WOW64) x86 emulation layer, providing customers with the ability to move to 64-bit computing without having to sacrifice their existing investment in 32-bit software and Windows expertise.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is designed to support up to two single or multicore x64 processors for maximum performance and scalability.
www1.computergate.com /products/item.cfm?prodcd=FMSX64E   (461 words)

  
 ActiveWin.com: Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Editon Release Candidate 2 (RC 2) - Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The newly renamed Windows XP Professional x64 Edition has made significant strides in terms of usability, features and all around security and stability with the release of RC2 earlier in February.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition supports 32-bit processes by the use of the Windows on Windows 64 (WOW64) x86 emulation layer, which isolates 32-bit processes from 64-bit processes.
Overall, I think Windows XP Professional x64 Edition RC 2 is a great operating system, and ready for prime time with users with compatible 64-bit processors.
www.activewin.com /reviews/previews/xp64rc2   (762 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition OEM in Canada at TigerDirect.ca
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is a rich platform that enables the next generation of high-performance computing.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition provides a rich platform to integrate 64-bit applications and existing 32-bit applications using the Windows on Windows 64 (WOW64) x86 emulation layer, providing customers with the ability to move to 64-bit computing without having to sacrifice their existing investment in 32-bit software and Windows expertise.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is designed to support up to two single or multicore x64 processors for maximum performance and scalability.
www.tigerdirect.ca /applications/SearchTools/item-details-print.asp?EdpNo=1421770&Sku=M17-7505   (3245 words)

  
 Windows XP Professional x64 Edition ホームページ
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www.microsoft.com /japan/windowsxp/64bit/default.mspx   (48 words)

  
 Windows XP Professional x64 edition Reviews. Windows Reviews by CNET.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is not available in boxed editions via resellers; it will be sold only through OEM vendors and licensing agreements.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is a big deal for software developers because it gives them a solid Windows platform to write apps that can harness the potential of 64-bit.
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition promises substantial speed improvements with CAD/CAM, 3D modeling, and other high-end tools that will justify the move to the new OS.
reviews.cnet.com /Windows_XP_Professional_x64_edition/4505-3672_7-31346186.html   (1450 words)

  
 SimHQ.com - Technology Zone - Review: Windows XP Pro x64 Edition Performance Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Released on April 30th, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is an updated version of Microsoft's workstation operating system designed to support 64-bit processors and applications.
This new edition of XP works with both AMD64 and Intel's EM64T, x64 processors that are compatible with standard, 32-bit x86 CPUs and binary compatible, as architectures, with each other, allowing Microsoft to release a single version of its x64 OS.
Windows XP Professional cannot be upgraded to the x64 edition, so a clean install of the new OS is required.
www.simhq.com /_technology/technology_043a.html   (583 words)

  
 Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Preview
For the first time, the company was touting the ability of Windows XP 64-Bit to run 32-bit Windows applications natively and at full speed through its new WOW 64 (Windows on Windows 64) technologies (a WOW 16 in Windows NT let that system run 16-bit DOS and Windows applications).
Microsoft made the beta version of Windows XP 64-Bit Edition for 64-Bit Extended Systems available to testers an MSDN subscribers, but the company was still positioning the release as offering a subset of the total feature-set of Windows XP, and this first beta (build 1069) lacked many XP features, including the Luna-style UI themes.
Now, Windows XP Pro x64 Edition is due to ship alongside Windows Server 2003 in the first half of 2005.
www.winsupersite.com /showcase/windowsxp_x64_preview.asp   (1924 words)

  
 Windows XP Professional x64 Edition RC1 tested Tech Guide in Operating systems Reviews at ZDNet.co.uk
After repeated delays, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is now due to ship in the first half of 2005.
If no further problems emerge, Windows XP Professional x86 Edition could reach gold status by the time of the CeBIT show in March.
XP and 2003 follow the same build number...
reviews.zdnet.co.uk /software/os/0,1000001098,39183101,00.htm   (714 words)

  
 Forum Home - Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is only available from Microsoft manufacturer partners—such as Dell, HP, and IBM—as part of a new computer.
Whatever version of Windows XP Professional x64 Edition you use, however, it will only be available as a fresh install.
Yes XP Pro 64 is out of beta and available but there is a serious catch to it.
www.tss2000.nl /vbforum/showthread.php?p=1207   (566 words)

  
 "Windows XP Professional x64 Edition?" from the Ask Dave Taylor! Tech Support Blog
This new version of Windows is a godsend for anyone who does processor-intensive academic research or corporate database manipulation.
So, to sum up, there is a new version of Windows XP specifically designed for processor-intensive academic research and corporate database manipulation.
Instead, wait until the next version of Windows (codename Longhorn) is released later this year, um, next year, um, sometime this side of the millennium.
www.askdavetaylor.com /windows_xp_professional_x64_edition.html   (1067 words)

  
 Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition and HP Workstations
Microsoft®; Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition is a rich platform that enables the next generation of high-performance computing.
Microsoft®; Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition provides a rich platform to integrate 64-bit technical applications and existing 32-bit business applications using the Windows on Windows 64 (WOW64) x86 emulation layer, providing customers with the ability to move to 64-bit computing without having to sacrifice their existing investment in 32-bit software and Windows expertise.
Microsoft®; Windows® XP Professional x64 Edition is designed to support multiprocessing capabilities for maximum performance and scalability, supporting up to two symmetric 64-bit processors.
h20331.www2.hp.com /Hpsub/cache/286710-0-0-225-121.html   (408 words)

  
 Windows x64 64-bit introduction
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition will currently support up to 128 gigabytes (GB) of RAM and 16 terabytes of virtual memory, enabling applications to run faster when working with large data sets.
Windows x64 will be able to run in native mode on all Intel Xeon EM64T 800FSB processors, Intel P4 processors with EM64T (currently 6xx series), the upcoming P4 8xx dual-core series, upcoming P4 5x1 series, upcoming Celeron D 3x1 series, Athlon64’s and Opterons.
Windows Startup floppy disks cannot be used to install x64 Edition-based version of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional.
www.asisupport.com /windows_x64_intro_article.htm   (1956 words)

  
 MICROSOFT Windows XP Professional x64 Edition OEM - Full Version w/ COD
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is designed to provide faster performance, increased reliability and flexibility to today’s most demanding users.
Flexibility: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition provides a rich platform to integrate 64-bit applications and existing 32-bit applications using the Windows on Windows 64 (WOW64) x86 emulation layer, providing customers with the ability to move to 64-bit computing without having to sacrifice their existing investment in 32-bit software and Windows expertise.
Multiprocessing and multicore: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition is designed to support up to two single or multicore x64 processors for maximum performance and scalability.
www.intolan.com /Microsoft_Winsows_XP_Professional_64bit_p/soft-ms-xppro64.htm   (758 words)

  
 Microsoft Preps Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Unlike the Itanium version of XP, XP Pro x64 will be functionally equivalent to the 32-bit version of XP Pro, with only minor differences.
Customers who purchase x64 systems today will be able to use Microsoft's technology exchange program to deactivate their 32-bit OS and receive XP Pro x64 with a new product key when the final version ships next year.
Also, XP Pro x64 won't support upgrade installations, so you'll need to wipe out existing installations to install the new system, which might limit the product's appeal to early corporate adopters.
www.windowsitpro.com /articles/index.cfm?articleid=43790&cpage=5   (1694 words)

  
 Windows XP Professional X64 Edition - PC Advisor
This is not the first 64bit OS the company has produced, but XP X64 is the first Windows system designed to run 32bit apps.
You can acquire XP X64 only as a clean install, which entails backing up your existing data, installing the OS from scratch, and then reinstalling your apps.
To the relief of many, XP X64 appears to work as well for consumers using 32bit environments, but it's still only an option for the more adventurous.
www.pcadvisor.co.uk /reviews/index.cfm?reviewid=112   (1304 words)

  
 MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL X64
The only parts of Windows that you really need to be aware of are the desktop, System Tray and Start Menu and, as you'll see from our screenshots, there are no visible differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP.
If you make the move to Windows x64 you'll find that the majority of your software will run flawlessly thanks to the WoW64 Emulator (Windows on Windows), but you can expect that some software will break, because that is inevitably the case with new versions of any software.
In short, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition will make little or no difference to your mobile experience in the short term, but it's a significant step towards the happy day when you have 8GB of memory in your thin and light laptop.
www.whatlaptop.co.uk /YS6fJqtoHh7ZuQ.html   (807 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Your hardware manufacturer provides support because a Windows x64 edition was included with your hardware.
This article describes how to determine the processor type of a computer that is running any one of the Windows x64 operating systems.
When you set up a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Microsoft Windows XP, the operating system will create a page file that is one and a half times the amount of RAM that is installed in your computer.
support.microsoft.com /ph/8599   (843 words)

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