Windows XP Stuff &
Welcome to the new Windows®
XP section on the Active Network. All Windows
based news will appear on the front page of
this section you can download all the latest updates and multimedia stuff
for your Windows XP machine.
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser
Microsoft has developed the Microsoft
Baseline Security Analyzer that includes a graphical and command line
interface to perform local or remote scans of Windows systems. MBSA runs on
Windows XP systems and will scan for missing hotfixes and vulnerabilities in
the following products: Windows XP, IIS, Internet Explorer, SQL Server 7.0
and 2000, Microsoft Office 2000 & 2002. To ensure your system is secure,
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser now.
PowerToys for Windows
The PowerToys for Windows XP
add fun and functionality to the
Windows experience. These new PowerToys include, among other things:
Open Command Window Here
This PowerToy adds an "Open Command Window
Here" context menu option on file system folders, giving you a quick way to
open a command window (cmd.exe) pointing at the selected folder.
With this PowerToy, in addition to seeing the
icon of the application window you are switching to, you will also see a
preview of the page. This helps particularly when multiple sessions of an
application are open.
This PowerToy gives you access to system
settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface,
including mouse settings, Explorer settings, taskbar settings, and more.
With this PowerToy you can graph and evaluate
functions as well as perform many different types of conversions.
This PowerToy enables you to resize one or
many image files with a right-click.
CD Slide Show Generator
With this PowerToy you can view images burned
to a CD as a slide show. The Generator works downlevel on Windows 9x
machines as well.
Virtual Desktop Manager
Manage up to four desktops from the Windows
taskbar with this PowerToy.
Use this PowerToy to magnify part of the
screen from the taskbar.
HTML Slide Show Wizard
This wizard helps you create an HTML slide
show of your digital pictures, ready to place on your Web site.
This PowerToy lets you take pictures at
specified time intervals from a Webcam connected to your computer and save
them to a location that you designate.
Click here to download the official Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP.
This new version of Windows Messenger replaces the one that natively comes
with Windows XP. It is packed with many new exciting features like refreshed
emoticons, a brand new revamped interface, the ability to check
MoneyCentral, CarPoint directly from the application and much more!
Click here to download Windows Messenger 4.6.
Windows Messenger Add-ins
Now you can get all the functionality of
MSN Messenger! With the MSN Add-In you can see how many new Hotmail e-mail
messages you have and receive an Alert when a new message arrives. You can
also send text messages to your friends on their cell phones and pagers,
join MSN celebrity chats, set up a public profile, and more
Click here to download the addin pack.
Microsoft Plus! Labyrinth Bonus Pack
The Labyrinth Bonus Pack is
at last available and provides more levels, balls, and themes, all for FREE!
These are automatically added to The Labyrinth Plus! Edition when you
download The Labyrinth Bonus Pack.
Click here to start your download.
More Microsoft Plus! Labels
Get the latest Plus! CD Label
Maker templates! Microsoft® Plus! CD Label Maker supports virtually all of
the most popular brands and varieties of CD labels, but new brands of CD
labels and inserts are being introduced all the time. Plus! for Windows® XP
helps you keep up with the most recent additions with this easy update
feature. Update Plus! CD Label Maker now by
clicking here to get ten more additional templates!
Microsoft Windows Media Player 8 Bonus
This Bonus Pack for Windows
- Plus! MP3 Audio Converter LE: Sample a feature of Plus! for Windows XP
and double the amount of music you can store on your PC by converting your
MP3 files quickly and easily to Windows Media Audio (WMA). Get Microsoft
Plus! for Windows XP to unlock all the great features and take Windows XP
to the next level.
- Windows Media Player for Windows XP PowerToys: Includes a dozen new
and updated Windows Media Player for Windows XP PowerToys, designed to
give you more control of your music with the MPXP Tray Control, Playlist
Import to Excel utility, Media Library Metadata Update Wizard and much
- Windows Media Player for Windows XP Visualizations: Experience over a
half dozen new Windows Media Player for Windows XP visualizations that
move to your music such as MSN Photos picture viewer, Fireplace, Dungeon
Siege, and Trilogy.
- Windows Media Player Skins: Express yourself and customize Windows
Media Player with these new skins including Stars and Stripes, Anime, and
the TDK Mixmaster designed by TheSkinsFactory.com.
- Windows Movie Maker Creativity Kit: Enhance your home videos and
unleash your creativity with this expansive collection of sound effects,
music loops, clips, title videos and images. Whatever the occasion,
there’s something here for you! Sounds and Music provided by major motion
picture sound studio, SoundDogs.com, the first and largest online sound
- Special Offers: Get free major motion picture movies and/or special
offers from services such as Intertainer, CinemaNow, and IFILM.
This download let you convert
your MP3's (into WMA only), get new skins, visualizations, and much more.
Click here to download the full version of the kit, or
here to download the net installer.
Microsoft XBox Skin for Windows Media Player
Microsoft has released an
official Xbox skin for Windows Media Player for Windows XP - a fun new toy
for Xbox users. The Official Xbox skin is a great way for Xbox users to
extend the Xbox experience to their PC. Xbox users can now experience
digital music and video on the PC with the same intense spirit and extreme
visual style that Xbox gamers have grown to love.
Click here to download this groovy, gorgeous skin!
Microsoft Halo Theme for Windows XP
Click here to download an interesting set of visual themes at the effigy
of Microsoft Halo for your Windows XP operating system.
Windows XP 3D ScreenSaver
The 3D Windows XP screensaver
shows off the power of DirectX matched with the bright colors of Windows XP.
To use this screensaver you need Windows XP and a 16 MB video card.
Click here to download your free screensaver.
Windows XP American Flag ScreenSaver
American users that want to
show their patriotism, in the wake of September 11th's tragedy, will surely
use the new and free Microsoft 3D Screensaver for Windows XP. It shows a
stars and stripes American flag waving in your screen.
Click here to download.
Windows XP Bliss ScreenSaver
Remember when you were
a kid, lying on your back in a big grassy field and watching the clouds roll
by? It was pure Bliss. Now you can enjoy the Bliss scenery from your Windows
XP desktop background as a screen saver when your computer is idle.
Click here to download.
Here is a collection of three different MSN
branded screensavers for your Windows XP PC. Download them, now!
MSN ScreenSaver 1;
MSN ScreenSaver 2;
MSN ScreenSaver 3
Exclusive Microsoft Windows XP WallPapers
Below are three exclusive Windows XP wallpapers coming directly from
Microsoft. They are in french but are pretty nice. Choose the one you like
to start your download.
Exclusive MSN Wallpapers
Here are a few beautiful MSN Wallpapers to
decorate your desktop:
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