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The Windows Welcome screen, displaying the cleaner lines, richer colors, and smarter organization of Windows XP

Easier to Learn and Use

Windows XP brings a brand-new visual style to your computer—friendly, fresh, and streamlined. You'll notice cleaner lines, richer colors, smarter organization, and easier ways to get where you want to go and do what you want to do.

The simplified Start menu automatically puts your most frequently-used programs in plain view, never more than one click away.

The updated taskbar organizes files "on the fly."

An automatic cleanup wizard keeps everything on the desktop neat
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