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.
The latest update for Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 is now ready to be downloaded from the ECE. Toolkit Update via ECE: https://ece.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/ece/Embedded/Products/ProductSupplements/Embedded/EmbeddedStandard7/DisOEM-WES7MnthlyUpdsandFeatures.htm Apart from the Service Pack 1 for the operating system the package also adds new features such as WMI layer for filter drivers, SKU Compliance packages, etc. For a full
The new version introduces a new feature to display all the dependencies of a selected Feature Package. This will help you to find out why certain components are pulled into the image. Show Dependencies To display the dependencies just double click on a Feature Package or select it and click “Show dependencies”. The following dialog
Matthew Tundo from the Microsoft Embedded Team has created an excellent how-to for recreating an answer file from an already deployed Windows Embedded Standard 7 image. This can be very useful in case you have only created the image with Image Build Wizard or in case you have created the image with Image Configuration Editor
Microsoft has released the Service Pack 1 for Windows Embedded Standard 7. This includes all updates from Windows 7 Service Pack 1 plus additional benefits for the Embedded version of the operating system. Features which are new to the SP1 version Windows Embedded Standard 7 are: SKU Compliance Packages These packages allow you to make
Microsoft has created an interface for the Windows Management Instrumentation for the Enhanced Write Filter and File Based Write Filter. This feature is available for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 and Windows XP Embedded SP3. With it you can control the state and poll settings and other values through WMI. Also the goal of this is
The newest version of Windows Embedded Compact has been released and can already be evaluated. To download the evaluation version visit the new Windows Embedded website: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-us/downloads/download-windows-embedded-compact-ce.aspx Windows Embedded Compact 7 is a small footprint, realtime OS for consumer and enterprise devices. For details about the new version visit: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-us/develop/windows-embedded-compact-7-for-developers.aspx