Driver Extractor v2.1 released

I have released a new version of Driver Extractor that improves the compatibility for running the tool on Windows 8/8.1. Also the module creation for Windows Embedded 8 Standard has been updated to ensure that the modules work properly with the latest release.

By |August 17th, 2014|techblog|0 Comments

Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro Update 1 enables sideloading without additional keys

The newest Update 1 for Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro will add many new features to the operating system itself. These features are identical to the retail versions of Windows 8.1. However the biggest change for the embedded version is that is allows to sideload modern Windows Store Apps without the need of additional sideloading [...]

By |April 22nd, 2014|techblog|0 Comments

Update for the Embedded Lockdown Manager in Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry

Microsoft has just updated the Embedded Lockdown Manager in Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry. The new update enables the configuration of the USB Filter, App Launcher and Gesture Filter through the Management Console Snap-In UI. This makes the configuration much simpler than before. The Breakout Key of the Keyboard Filter can now be configured as well [...]

By |March 4th, 2014|techblog|0 Comments

Featuring our Unique Tools

Elbacom provides many Unique Tools that help you creating and maintaining your Windows Embedded installations. Some tools are available for free on our website. The tools support Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows Embedded POSReady 7, Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro. If you are interested in one of our tools please [...]

By |February 11th, 2014|techblog|0 Comments

DISMUI 3.1 is now available

I have finished a new version of DISMUI that includes support for Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro. Most of DISMUIs code has been rewritten for this release to enhance the overall experience and also uses a bit of a refreshed design. The new version also contains a new feature that allows showing all dependents of [...]

By |February 3rd, 2014|techblog|0 Comments

DISMUI 3.0 download

The new version of DISMUI requires .NET 4.0 to run – however if it is required to run it on systems that only have the .NET 2.0 installed you can download the version 3.0 of DISMUI from this blog post. Please note, that DISMUI 3.0 will no longer be upgraded. It works without any problems [...]

By |February 3rd, 2014|techblog|0 Comments

Wolfgang Unger received his 6th MVP Award in a row

View the MVP Profile Wolfgang Unger received the Microsoft MVP Award 2014 Microsoft is pleased to recognize and award its Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). The MVP Award is given to thank individuals for their exceptional contributions to technical communities worldwide. When a community participant sees an MVP in a technical community, whether in [...]

By |January 2nd, 2014|techblog|0 Comments

Windows Embedded 8 / 8.1 Offline Activation

If you have devices based on Windows Embedded 8 / 8.1 that are not allowed to have internet connection, and devices where phone activation would take too long to process, then we might have a solution for you. I have developed PowerShell scripts that can be adapted to retrieve the activation keys from all known [...]

By |December 19th, 2013|techblog|0 Comments

ForeFront products are still available in Embedded!

Microsoft just announced that most products of their ForeFront product line will be retired mid of next year. If you have developed devices that are built up-on these products then you will not be able to ship them with the regular license anymore. However these products are still available with embedded licensing – some even [...]

By |December 18th, 2013|techblog|0 Comments

Elbacom Embedded Magazine #3 is now available online!

We have published the third issue of our Elbacom Embedded Magazine. It contains information about all new Windows Embedded products from Microsoft, as well as our new Unique Tools! It covers the following topics: Windows Embedded 8 Windows Embedded 8.1 Windows Embedded Server 2012 (R2) Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Unique Tools for Windows Embedded Windows [...]

By |November 11th, 2013|techblog|0 Comments