Yearly Archives: 2009


Windows Embedded Standard 7 VHD Boot

Windows Embedded Standard 7 supports booting from a VHD file. Installing the OS into a VHD can be very easy. Boot IBW (Image Building Wizard) Before starting the setup process press Shift+F10 Run diskpart Type in the following commands in this sample the file is located on drive C: with the filename win7emb.vhd and a

POSReady 2009 and BGInfo – missing Network information

If you like to use BGInfo on POSReady you will notice that the Gateway information and other network information is missing from the output. The lack of this information is caused by a missing DLL file which is not included inPOSReady 2009. To enable this output copy over the "inetmib1.dll" file from an English XP

Add or remove features in an existing WES 7 image

Windows Embedded Standard 7 allows you to add and remove features on your existing image. This can be done very easily by using the Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool. The tool allows you to either online or offline edit your image. The online option enables you to add or remove features while the

Cloning images using WAIK and imagex

This video demonstrates you the usage of imagex together with either Windows Vista AIK or Windows 7 AIK. A detailed command description can be found here. 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

7 Reasons to choose Windows Embedded Standard 7

Easy installation The setup (IBW - Image Build Wizard) can be run directly on the target device with an easy to use setup environment. If you would like to create unattended setup templates for your machine you can use the  Image Configuration Editor (ICE) tool. Componentized Windows Embedded Standard 7 will be componentized, meaning as

Driver Extractor for XP Embedded and Windows Embedded Standard

Driver Extractor is a tool which makes creating SLD components for drivers very eas y. All you need to do is to run the tool on the target machine with XP, Vista or Windows 7 and all device drivers installed. Then you just need to select the devices for which the drivers should be exported