Twelve years, five and a half months.
That's how long it's been since Windows XP went on sale. Today nearly one-third of the world's PCs are still running the veteran operating system
-- an enduring popularity that's proved a double-edged sword for Microsoft, which has been forced to extend support for the elder statesman of OSes. Press play as CNET's world-renowned Adventures in Tech!
takes a fond look back.