* OEM version does not ship with retail box.
** A piece of component hardware or computer system should be purchased along with this item as required in the Microsoft OEM operating sytem license. Examples or such products includes, but not limited to, a motherboard, graphics card, memory module, hard disk, keyboard or mouse.
Powered using the reliable Windows XP Professional operating system, WindowsXP Media Center Edition allows you to do everything you'd normally do on a PC. You'll enjoy exactly the same power and flexibility you'd get with a Windows XP PC, but when you need a break, you can simply reach for the remote control* and relax. You can watch TV, listen to music, browse your digital photos and experience all the entertainment you'd usually get in the living room with the added benefit of having all your digital entertainment in one place ready to enjoy, and a great user-friendly interface and remote control to make it easier than ever to enjoy.
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is the latest Windows XP operating system for Media Center Edition PCs. It delivers the very best version of Windows developed especially for the home.
* Remote control available separately.
** TV, radio, connectivity and DVD-burning features may require separately purchased equipment and/or wireless products.
*** "By purchasing this product, you agree to adhere to the System Builder license from Microsoft."