I get quite a few emails every day that talk about building a new computer for home recording and choosing Windows XP as the operating system. XP has been stable for a long time, maybe too long.
I switched to Windows 7 in December of 2010. It took me about two days to get used to what was new and what was different. After that, I've never looked back.
I've found Windows 7 to be CPU efficient, reliable, and easy to work with. The search function is dramatically