Blender on another operating system

Soes blender change if it is installed on another os?
im asking becouse i installed in on xp and there is no subsurf button and no particles button etc.lot of things are missing.

If you’re using 2.40, check out these links:

Subsurfing is now in the modifier stack.

http://www.blender.org/cms/Modifier_System.681.0.html

Llook at the bottom to see where the particles panel has been moved to.

http://www.blender.org/cms/New_Particle_options_a.721.0.html

DwarvenFury