Windows XP
"Providence Edition"


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Dear Consumas:

It has come ta our attention dat a coupola copies of the WINDOWS XP/PROVIDENCE EDITION may have accidentally bin shipped outsida Providence. If ya got one a dese, you may need some help understandin' da commands.

Da Providence edition may be recognized by da unique openin' screen. It reads:

"WINDAS XP," wit a background picture of Federal Hill. When you start da program, instead of da usual "harpy, stringy" music, you hear da theme from da Godfadda. It is also shipped wit a Sopranos screen sava.

Please also note:

Recycle Bin is labeled "RI-ACI."

My Computer is called "My Friggin' Computa."

The Inbox is referred to as "Da Trunk."

Deleted Items are referred to as "Wacked," "Erased," or "Rubbed Out."

Dial up Networking is called "Da Bar."

Control Panel is known as the "Da Bosses."

Performin' an "illegal operation" is known as "enhancin' the family business" and will actually maximize da program instead of shuttin' it down.

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Talk about old times, and take it easy."
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Hard Drive is referred to as "Da I-95 Rush Hour." (For you rednecks the I-95 is the Providence-I-95 Expressway, Providence's idea of a highway. With all the potholes it's more like a minefield.)

Instead of an error message a "You ain't gonna friggin' believe dis!" pops up.

CHANGES IN TERMINOLOGY IN DA PROVIDENCE EDITION:

OK...........Sure ting
Cancel......Fugeddaboutit
Reset........Start Ova
Yes..........Yeah
No............Nah
Find..........Put a contract out on
Browse.....Get a looksee
Back.........U toin
Help..........(Ain't available-yous don't need no stinkin' help)
Stop..........Knock it off
Start..........Move it!
Settings.....Here's d' Rules

Also note dat any voice recognition software run on da PROVIDENCE EDITION platform don't recognize da letter "R."

Some programs and udder accessories dat are exclusive to WINDAS XP:

Typa................A word processin' program

Printa...............Printer

Calculata..........Calculator

Solitare.............Seven Card Stud

 

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