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Operating System: XP For Hardware

Control Panel - Better Knowledge Of Your Hardware

The Control Panel is also organized differently than earlier. Related adjustments are grouped into nine categories.

If you prefer the old organization you can choose "Classic View":

At first it is a bit difficult to find what you are looking for but as soon as you get used to it you will notice that the grouping organizes the adjustments in a neat way. Shortcuts like "right-clicking" on the desktop and selecting "properties" to get to Display Properties still work.

Here is how the account management is organized:

In the "System Properties" panel the processor is now specified more precisely than earlier, compared to when a Pentium III was classified as an "x86 Family" processor.