Two different 64-bit editions were made available, one designed specifically for Itanium- based workstations, which was introduced in 2001 around the same time as the Home andProfessional editions, but was discontinued a few years later when vendors of Itaniumhardware stopped selling workstation-class machines due to low sales. The other, calledWindows XP Professional x64 Edition, supports the x86-64 extension of the Intel IA-32architecture. x86-64 is implemented by AMD as "AMD64", found in AMD's Opteron andAthnol 64chips, and implemented by Intel as "Intel 64" (formerly known as IA-32e andEM64T), found in Intel's Pentium 4 and later chips.Internet Explorer 6 running in Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.Windows XP Tablet PC Edition was produced for a class of specially designednotebook/laptop computers called tablet PCs .It is compatible with a pen-sensitive screen,supporting handwritten notes and portrait-oriented screens.Microsoft also released Windows XP Embedded, an edition for specific consumer electronics, set-top boxes, kiosks/Atms, medical devices, arcade video games, point-of-sale terminals, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) components. In July 2006,Microsoft released Windows fundamental for legacy PCs , a thin client version of Windows XP Embedded which targets older machines (as early as the original Pentium).It is only available to software assurance customers. It is intended for corporatecustomers who would like to upgrade to Windows XP to take advantage of its securityand management capabilities, but can't afford to purchase new hardware.
Editions for specific markets
Windows XP Starter Edition is a lower-cost edition of Windows XP available inThailand, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, India, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru,Bolivia, Chile, Mexico, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. It is similar to Windows XPHome, but is limited to low-end hardware, can only run 3 programs at a time, and hassome other features either removed or disabled by default. Each country's edition is also