Windows XP Pro for Embedded Systems (FES) contains the Windows XP Professional OS and is intended for use in an embedded solution that consists of purpose-built hardware and application software.
Windows XP Pro operating system technology includes preemptive multitasking, fault tolerance and system memory protection, which all work to prevent and resolve problems as they keep embedded systems running smoothly.
Windows XP Pro FES Availability & Support
Microsoft Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems is available through Microsoft Authorized Windows Embedded Distributors through December 2016.
Technical support will be available through April 2014. Direct Embedded OEMs will be able to purchase Windows XP Pro for Embedded Systems through 2016 as well.