What is the difference between Windows XP Professional SP1 and Windows XP Embedded with SP1?

  • no.2862
  • 2011-03-31
Windows XP Embedded with SP1 is optimized for the embedded market, while Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 is optimized for the desktop computing environment. Windows XP Embedded with SP1 includes a subset of Windows XP Professional with SP1 that is relevant to embedded devices. Additionally, it includes embedded-specific features and technologies that are not found in Windows XP Professional SP1. You can also read more about the features and technologies available in Windows XP Embedded with SP1.