Difference between windows XP embedded and window XP professional

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I would just like to ask the difference between windows XP professional and windows XP embedded? I would want to update my software to XP embedded. And also please give me some advantages of windows XP embedded.

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Answered By 0 points N/A #87492

Difference between windows XP embedded and window XP professional

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Windows XP embedded is a component version of the Windows XP Professional that specifically supports embedded devices and their manufactures. This operating system includes specifically engineered solutions for embedded scenarios such as stability, security and many more rich features.

A basic XPE can be small as 8 MB with a bootable kernel and it can be expand to the full version of XP. This reduces the development time and hardware cost ,optimizing it’s performance make it more reliable than XP professional. XPE is widely used in run time systems that only include required windows components. It supports the rapid development of embedded device applications.

Advantages of XPE:

  1. Managing Run times environments.
  2. Lower cost, faster development time for developers and increased reliability.
  3. Enhanced Write Filter protect disk volumes.
  4. Available to boot & run OS from a CD-Rom and boot a device over network.
  5. Remote service to runtime systems.
  6. Create and maintain single user environments.

Features that XPE not include:

  1. Windows file protection.
  2. Windows XP Tour & Updates.
  3. MSN Explorer.
Answered By 0 points N/A #87494

Difference between windows XP embedded and window XP professional

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There are different countries all over the world and they have their on languages as in Europe most peoples are English as in Asia the situation is different. So Window XP can be designed for a special region or for special purpose. Such as windows XP Professional is designed for professionals and may be an other home addition is used for home use.

If you want to know how the windows works then there is a memory difference in windows also 32 bit uses 32 registers and 64 windows uses 64 memory addresses. Think of them as windows through a computer see data stored in a hard disk and you will realize the truth.

This is the major difference in any two types of windows XP. I hope now you are easy to understand.

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