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Win. XP vs. Win. Media Center 2005


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#1 nosnhoj#3

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Posted 04 October 2005 - 03:23 PM

Hi all,

I am purchasing a new PC and although I have read up on this, I havn't found the specific answer that I am looking for.

I just want to know if Win. Media Center 2005 is an extension of XP.

Questions:

-Is WMC2005 the same exact OS as XP home, but with added functionallity for handling ones media?

-If it is not, what are the differences?

I know what WMC2005 handles as far as image editing, music handling, etc... all im concerned about is if I purchase a PC with WMC2005, will it have the same functionallity as XP Home?

If anyone knows of any articles that deal with this question, I would appreciate that as well.

thanx in advance.

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#2 HappyShiner

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Posted 04 October 2005 - 05:54 PM

Hi there,

Th following link should be able to give you an insight:

http://blogs.pcworld.com/staffblog/archives/000255.html

It is new...my personal advice would be to hold the horses for a while and see how it pans out a bit....it isn't cheap after all.

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