XP – short for eXPerience
Windows XP was the first commercial operating system produced by Microsoft in August 2001. It was developed to be installed on Personal computers, including Desktops, Notebooks and media centers. It was one of the reliable version of Windows for personal computing at that time.
It was the successor of Windows 98, Windows ME and Windows 2000, was the first consumer-oriented operating system built on the Windows NT kernel. It was succeeded by Windows Vista (2007) and Windows 7 (2009).
Different Versions of Windows XP
Service Pack 1
Service Pack 2
Service Pack 2b
Service Pack 2c
Service Pack 3
Windows XP was released in 32-bit as well as in 64-bit version. Due to its great user experience, reliability, flexibility, and its least hardware requirements, it remained the first choice of computer users for almost 2 decades after its first release.