If you configure an automatic logon on Windows Embedded 8 Standard (e.g. with control UserPasswords) right after the installation you will notice that your configuration gets lost after the reboot. Then you will need to reconfigure the automatic logon again.
If you try to install Adobe Flash in Windows Embedded 8 Standard you will most likely get to the troubleshooting website of Windows 8. All solutions posted there will not work and if you try to install the KB2758994 you will see the error message “The update is not applicable to your computer.”.
Microsoft has released the next version of Windows Embedded POSReady which is now named Windows Embedded 8 Industry Pro. This new version is built upon the reliable Windows 8 operating system. With the Retail SKU it is specifically targeted for Point of Service devices which can be kiosks, scanners, POS terminals, and many more. The Pro SKU can be used for creating ATMs, medical devices or for devices made for the manufacturing industry.
Windows Embedded 8 Standard is available for ordering starting today. Download the toolkit for free from the Microsoft Windows Embedded website and start developing the next generation embedded devices!
For more information visit our Windows Embedded 8 Standard info page: http://www.elbacom.com/embedded/products/wes/wes8
Microsoft released the Windows Embedded 8 Industry – Release Preview which includes a new touch-friendly setup experience. The new UI also enables you to activate the Lockdown Features prior installation – including the Unified Write Filter, Keyboard Filter and Gesture Filter.
Here is a short guide to install Windows Embedded 8 Industry – Release Preview: