There was a small bug within the latest version that prevented the tool from exporting any driver. Please download the new fixed version.
I have created a new version of my tool Driver Extractor which is now capable of creating Modules for Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP1. The tool allows you to extract already installed drivers from your system with just a few clicks.
The new Windows Embedded Device Manager 2011 enables you to manage all your embedded devices with a single tool.
This new tool integrates into Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and it not only allows you to deploy and update images – you can differentiate between device types. This way updates can be deployed, e.g. only to Thin Clients but not to kiosks however both device types run Windows Embedded Standard 7.
The free Microsoft utility Windows SteadyState can be us
The video shows the capturing of an installed “ready-to-clone” image where it will be saved to an external harddrive.
The second part will show the deployment to a fresh system where the target disk still needs to be prepared.
There are two ways how you can remove these messages in Windows.
1. Use Minlogon
Minlogon will remove all the status messages and the logon window and logs the system on using the SYSTEM account.
Normally this works fine but if you need to access domains this solution will not work for you.
Also there are some other things (Cardspace,..) which will not work with Minlogon as it’s a minimum implementation of Windows Logon.
When you get the XP Professional for Embedded Systems OPK you will receive two important CDs to set up your embedded device.
These CDs are called
The OPK Tools CD will install a tool called Setup Manager whereas the other CD is the normal XP Pro setup as you know from standard pc installations.
With the setup manager you can create unattended setups very easily.