There’s a lot of things to like about Windows XP. If you’re a Windows 98 or ME user, the single overriding issue is that Windows XP doesn’t crash. It just doesn’t. Another thing that hasn’t gotten as much coverage is that it’s very fast. It takes a fraction of the time to start up the computer compared to other versions of Windows, and applications run faster than they ever have before. Here’s Microsoft’s presentation of testing by an independent lab. I’ve used Windows XP Home and Professional and I can report that this is not hype, folks, it’s absolutely true, and you’ll like it a lot.