Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro No Bloatware
Unlike its next gen, this OS has no bloatware included.
It loads very fast, recommended for older hardware.
Since April 8, 2014, support and updates for Windows XP are no longer available.
Con Absolutely absolete
It is just sort of a mozachism to use this os.
Con No software supported anymore(Almost)
Con Linux Zorin Lite is a much better alternative
Discontinued updates, after 8 years hacking it is a piece of cake.