May 24, – comments Microsoft’s official support for the Windows XP operating system ended more than a month ago. While some companies and organizations are still receiving updates for the operating system, end users do not. These companies pay Microsoft for that, usually because they were not able or willed to migrate computer’s running Windows XP to another operating system before the extended support phase for the system ended. There is another exception to the end of support rule: The extended support for Windows Embedded POSReady systems ends on April 9th, which means that you can use the trick to get another five years of security patches for XP. What you cannot do is go ahead and install those updates as you will get a version mismatch error when you try to do so.
This setup assumes that you are installing the tools in the computer that will act as a Remote Boot Server. EXE 2. The installation Wizard starts. Select the Tools Setup tab, and click on Next 3. Accept the License Agreement terms, and click on Next. Enter your user name, organization name and your license key number a trial license number can be obtained from this site. Click on Next 5. On the Installation type select Typical. Click on Next 6. Now you will set the Windows Embedded Server as the local computer.
To do this, leave the This Computer option marked and click on Next Note: You can also change the default folder where the XP Embedded images will be stored when they are built. Click on Install to complete the setup wizard. After this installation completes, switch back to the Welcome to Windows XP Embedded installation window to install the remaining components.
The current version requires that MSDE should be installed the local computer or a remote computer. This setup assumes that you will install MSDE on a local computer. To set up the database, the first step is to install the database server.
To do this, point and click on the Database Engine Setup tab The database engine will install without requiring user intervention. To do this, point and click on the Database Setup tab 3. Click on Next and accept the License Agreement 4. Enter your Product Key and click on Next 5. Select the Typical installation option and click on Next 6. Click on Install to begin the installation. The following message will pop up. Upgrading the installation to Windows XP Embedded SP2 To complete the installation, you must access Disk 3 of the installation files and run setup from there.
This will upgrade the components and tools to Service Pack 2 and will also install the Remote Boot Server from there. To do this, point and click on the Database Engine Update tab on the left. This process does not require user intervention. To do this, point and click on the Tools Update tab on the left. A wizard will pop up. Click on Next to proceed with the installation. To start it use the services snap-in, following these steps. Click on the Start menu, select Run and type services.
Click OK b. Check that the Startup Type is set to Automatic d. Check if the service is started. If not, right click on the service and select Start Note: If the service is not started as it shows and if you try to update the database, this message will appear to you: Setup cannot continue” 5. Switch back to the installation window. Point and click on the Database Update tab on the left.
Before installing the update, a message will prompt with the warning that you should make a backup of the existing database before updating. This is an optional step. To continue, click the OK button. A wizard window will open. Click on Next to continue. The wizard will show the license agreement. Read and accept it, clicking on Install to continue. The process will take several minutes, depending on your system characteristics.
When the installation finishes, a summary will appear, including the modifications it performed on the installation. Click on Finish to close the dialog. In this section you will install the associated component.
From the tab list on the left, click on Remote Boot Server. An installation dialog will appear. When the dialog prompts to accept a license agreement, read and accept it. Enter the values in User Name and Organization and click on Next. Select the Typical installation type, click on Next to advance a screen and finally click on Install to start the installation process.
Remember that the DHCP server must be up and working on the remote boot server to actually achieve the Remote Boot with the prepared images.
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Of the Windows XP Embedded OSes, only the Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems product faces the same looming April 8 date. This disc can be used to install Windows Embedded on the hard disk if it become (See the Drivers and Software pages for downloads or information.) for our robots, MobileRobots provided a standard Windows XP Pro operating Drivers for some accessory devices can be found from the Drivers page.