Mainstream Support for Windows XP Embedded has ended. The product is now in the Extended Support phase.
For longer support on XP based embedded systems please visit the Windows Embedded Standard 2009 product page.
Windows XP Embedded is a fully componentized version of Windows XP Professional. The system is split into over 13.000 components and a rich set of tools allows you to build your fully customized version of Windows XP Professional. With XP Embedded you can build a system which offers highest flexibility in terms of customizability and security.
Windows XP Embedded provides powerful tools such as the Target Designer, Component Designer and Component Database Manager to build a XP Embedded image according to your needs.
Windows XP Embedded offers many language packs which can be integrated into the image. The UI language can be changed on the fly in the running image.
|Embedded Enabling Features
Protect your configuration using filter drivers like the Enhanced Write Filter, File Based Write Filter, Registry Filter and customize the shell the way you need it.
XP Embedded does not need to be activated. Once a product key has been entered on build-time the image is fully activated. The image can be cloned as often as needed without any need to re-activate.
Windows XP Embedded is split into more than 13.000 components allowing you to customize the image the way you need it. This componentization allows you to build small footprint devices and increases security because the image only includes the needed features.
Windows XP Embedded is 100% compatible to Windows XP Professional. There is no need to rewrite or port your application to run on XP Embedded. If it runs on XP Professional it will run on XP Embedded without any change! Also all XP Professional drivers will work on XP Embedded.
The Windows XP Embedded image is build on a development machine using the Target Designer tool.
At first you need to retrieve the hardware information from the device with a tool called TAP.exe.
The output of this tool can be imported into Target Designer. After the import you can build the image according to your needs.
Target Designer will then build your image - this image can then be copied to the target device.
After that the target device can boot your image.
|G80-00005||Windows XP Embedded Runtime License||Each device needs one license|
|G81-00065||Windows XP Embedded Target Designer||Toolkit to create your XP Embedded images - only needed once|
Per toolkit you have 2 free support cases included!
|Available||End of Mainstream Support||End of Extended Support|