DLC and AppleTalk network protocols are removed. Windows XP was released in two major editions on launch; Home Edition, and Professional.
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Networking Windows XP Home Edition may seem more difficult than it really is. Be aware of a few common gotchas, such as which Edition.
- Windows XP Home Edition gives you the freedom to experience more than you ever thought possible with your computer and the Internet.
- Windows XP Home Edition startup disks will not work for Windows XP Professional installations and vice-versa. Windows XP SP2 startup disks are not interchangeable.
- The 'Set Up a Small Network with Windows XP Home Edition' guide describes how to quickly set up a small network that is practical for home users.
- The Advanced Networking Pack for Windows XP is a recommended update for Window XP SP1. It includes a new version of the IPv6 stack, an IPv6 firewall, and a peer-to.