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Windows Embedded Standard features an easy setup wizard which allows you the installation directly on the target device. Discover a new easy to use setup experience in the embedded area.
With a touch-sensitive screen and Windows Embedded Standard 7, you can use your fingers to scroll, resize windows, play media, and pan and zoom on your PC.
Use the Windows 7 Touch API to create powerful multitouch aware applications.
|Embedded Enabling Features
Protect your configuration using filter drivers like the Enhanced Write Filter, File Based Write Filter, Registry Filter and customize the shell the way you need it. Windows Embedded Standard 7 features all the known Embedded Features plus addtional one such as the Dialog Filter.
Only run applications which you have added to a whitelist. This way no unwanted application can run on your device.
Windows Embedded Standard is split into more than 100 feature packs allowing you to customize the image the way you need it.
Windows Embedded Standard 7 is available in more than 30 languages. You can switch the language on the fly.
Install your Windows directly into a VHD file and boot from it. This enables you many features beginning from easier servicing, cloning, etc.
|Deployment and Image Service Management
Add or remove Windows features on the fly. You don't need to reinstall Windows - just add the features you need.
Windows Embedded Standard 7 does not need to be activated like Windows 7. Just enter the product key once during deployment and clone the image as often as needed. There is no need to enter a product key for each device - one key will work for all.
Connect to your corporate network without the need of VPN. If your device has internet access it will be automatically in the corporate network.
|Bitlocker & Bitlocker to Go
Protect the systems harddisk and bind it to the TPM chip. This way the harddisk will only work if it is in the device - all your IP will be protected.
Windows Embedded Standard 7 offers a new and easy way of creating images. The image is being build directly on the target hardware using Image Build Wizard. This tool offers an easy to use graphical setup wizard, similar to the normal Windows 7 setup, which guides you through the whole image build process.
Alternatively you can use the Image Configuration Editor on a development machine to pre-configure your image and create an answer file. This answer file can be used together with the Image Builder Wizard on the target device to run the setup unattended.
Windows Embedded Standard is available in different versions.
The license you need depends on which features you are going to use in your image.
This is a summary of features which are available in the different versions.
Note: Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 will introduce new SKU Compliance Feature Packages.
These packages ease the selection of a specific version. For example, when a WES7E SKU Compliance Package has been added only the features which are included in this package will work. All other features such as Windows Media Center will be deactivated.
|Applications and Services Development|
|.Net Framework 3.5 SP1|
|.NET Framework 2.0 Client Profile|
|.NET Framework 3.0|
|.NET Framework 3.0 Client Profile|
|.NET Framework 3.5|
|.NET Framework 3.5 Client Profile|
|Internet Explorer 8.0|
|Internet Explorer 8 Browser|
|Internet Explorer 8 Engine and Display|
|Internet Explorer 8 Foundation|
|Internet Information Services - IIS|
|Windows Process Activation Service|
|Home media streaming, including Play To|
|Windows Media Center|
|Devices and Printers|
|Device User Experience|
|Fax and Scan|
|Printing Utilities and Management|
|Location Aware printing|
|Sensor and Location Platform|
|Advanced Enterprise features|
|Enterprise Search Scopes|
|Windows XP Mode|
|Group Policy Management|
|Microsoft Management Console (MMC)|
|System Management Administrative Tools|
|System Management Utilities|
|Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)|
|Windows Update Standalone Installer|
|Windows Update User Interface|
|Backup and Restore|
|Direct Boot from VHD|
|Join a Domain|
|Windows PowerShell 2.0|
|Credential Roaming Service|
|Credentials and Certificate Management|
|Windows Authorization Manager (AZMAN)|
|Windows Security Center|
|Active Directory Rights Management|
|Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management|
|Bitlocker Secure Startup|
|Encrypted File System (EFS)|
|Shell and User Interface|
|Tablet PC Support|
|Boot from USB Stick|
|Dialog Box Filter|
|Write Filter technology|
|Enhanced Write Filter|
|File Based Write Filter (FBWF)|
|Hibernate Once Resume Many (HORM-EEF)|
|Hide Boot Screens|
|Custom Logon Desktop Background Images|
|Custom Shell Support (EEF)|
|Message Box Default Reply|
|Notification & Popup suppression (EEF)|
|OEM Branding Experience (EEF)|
|RAM Disk Controller|
|WSDAPI for .NET|
|7WT-00049||Windows Embedded Standard 7 E Runtime License||E version - Each device needs one license|
|7WT-00050||Windows Embedded Standard 7 P Runtime License||P version - Each device needs one license|
|2QG-00003||Windows Embedded Standard 7 C Runtime License||C version - Each device needs one license for Connected Media Devices (Set-Top-Boxes, ...)|
|5CA-00039||Windows Embedded Standard 7 Toolkit - with SP1||
Toolkit to create your Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 images - only needed once
Please Note: Product Keys for the this product are no longer shipped with the runtime license envelopes. The request your product key please follow the steps at Product Key Information.
|Available||End of Mainstream Support||End of Extended Support|