MS announces availability of XP "Do Amazing Things" DVD

Leading Retailers Amazon.com and CompUSA, and Top PC Manufacturer Gateway, to Offer DVD to Customers

Microsoft Corp. today announced the immediate availability of the new Windows® XP "Do Amazing Things" DVD, which shows consumers the amazing things they can do with the Windows XP operating system. The new DVD provides great bonus video content for playback on the PC, including the first high-definition versions of three short films from the BMW Films Series "The Hire," the full-length movie "The Living Sea" produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films Inc. for presentation in IMAX® Theatres, and coverage from Tony Hawk's "The Road to Boom Boom HuckJam." In addition, the DVD provides users of Windows XP with exciting software, including fun screen savers, PowerToys and a creativity kit for Windows Movie Maker 2.

Leading retailers including Amazon.com Inc. and CompUSA Inc. will offer the DVD free to customers with select purchases. Top PC manufacturer Gateway Inc. will offer the DVD through retail outlets. And starting today, consumers can order the "Do Amazing Things" DVD from the Microsoft® Web site, http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/dvdrom/, for the cost of shipping and handling, starting at $2.99 (U.S.).

"We've packed the DVD with great high-quality content, software and tutorials so consumers can have a fun way to learn about new experiences with Windows XP," said Dave Fester, general manager of the Windows Digital Media Division at Microsoft. "Users of Windows XP can now enjoy some amazing content with unmatched audio and video quality, providing them with a visually stunning entertainment experience right on their desktops."

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