Before you decide to install Windows XP on your Mac, you need to be aware of the pros and cons of this Operating System. It goes without saying that newer versions of Windows like Windows 8 and Windows 10 have gained a lot of popularity in recent times. While the initial reception of Windows 8 was negative (primarily owing to the replacement of the Start Menu with a sleek ‘App Buttons’ menu, the OS did gain acceptance with time. On the other hand, windows Vista was almost a complete failure because of its slow interface and unappealing features.
However, the most popular Windows Versions still in operation till date are definitely Windows XP and Windows 7. Despite the arrival of Windows 10, these two old versions are preferred by a large chunk of computer users across the world, for their sheer simplicity, speed, familiar features and user-friendliness. On the other hand, Windows 10 has received a very mixed response. While some have reportedly loved this new version and cannot get enough of it, others are literally filling online chat forums with their pent-up hatred for the features and operation modes that they perceive as unnecessary and complicated. The access of personal and confidential information by Microsoft was also a matter of concern, and was spoken about lot when this operating system was launched in 2015. But the same has been brought to task now, and there is no perceived threat or misuse of confidential information of Windows 10 users. As opposed to previous upgraded versions of Windows, XP and Vista have been complete rewrites. The former garnered a very positive response, while the latter did not manage to do so.