To start in Safe Mode restart your computer and hit F8 during the initial Power On Self Test (POST) screens.Select Safe Mode from the menu and your computer will boot into a cut-down version of the OS.Seconly, Microsoft has stated that using this trick may not work as expected, and updates could in fact break the home edition of XP.
Click the View tab and remove the tick from the 'Hide extensions for known file types' box.
The beauty of the two systems being so interlinked is that updates designed for one system should work on the other.
As discovered on Beta News, tricking your home edition of XP into thinking its Windows Embedded POSReady means you get updates for the next five years.
Go to Start, All programs, System tools and run System Restore.
Click Create a restore point, click Next, enter a description and click Create.
Rather, Microsoft is continuing to support Windows Embedded Industry for another five years until April 2019.