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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 |2019-04-16T20:43:26+02:00February 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 |2019-04-16T20:43:27+02:00February 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 |2019-04-16T20:43:27+02:00February 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 2013 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 a [...]

By |2019-04-16T20:43:27+02:00January 2nd, 2014|news|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 a [...]

By |2019-04-16T20:43:28+02:00January 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 |2015-12-07T18:36:41+01:00December 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 |2019-04-16T20:43:28+02:00December 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 |2015-12-07T18:31:11+01:00November 11th, 2013|techblog|0 Comments

Windows Embedded 8.1–General Availability

Windows Embedded 8.1 has now reached general availability. New versions of Windows Embedded 8.1 Pro and Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro (and Retail) are now available to order. Microsoft has detailled all new technical features in Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro (Retail) in the following blog post: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windows-embedded/archive/2013/09/05/what-s-new-for-windows-embedded-8-1.aspx

By |2019-04-16T20:43:28+02:00October 17th, 2013|techblog|0 Comments

Assigned Access in Windows Embedded 8.1

Microsoft has published a new blog post that details the new “Assigned Access” feature in Windows Embedded 8.1 (Pro and Industry). Assigned Access allows you to setup an Windows 8 App as the default shell for a specific user. Once an assigned access user logs in he is immediately in the configured application (without Start [...]

By |2015-12-07T18:29:28+01:00October 17th, 2013|techblog|0 Comments