Microsoft has released a new version of the Community Technical Preview for Windows Embedded Standard 8. It provides additional features and support for Security and Lockdown, Custom Branding, Management and increases the modularity of the system itself and introduces the USB Filter for x86 based devices. To download it please visit the Microsoft Connect website:
I have released a new version of Driver Extractor that fixes a bug when the tool was used on Windows XP systems. It prevented the driver extraction on these systems which is now fixed. Also it includes an additional handler for the PMQ file export for drivers which are missing required flags. This prevented an
We have launched a new service for our customers: You can now fill out your CLA online on our website – afterwards the system will allow you to download the pre-filled CLA. All you need to do is print the CLA, sign it and send it to us. To start the CLA Wizard please go
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If you have configured your Windows Embedded system to have one user account that is used to run your embedded application and you would like to use another administrator account to service the machine via RDP you might have seen this message box: Administrator wants to connect to this machine. Click OK to disconnect your
Do you remember the last time when you were reading an article about specific product that contained many unknown abbreviations or unknown terms? We know that there are many term that need explanation – therefore Elbacom has launched a new service: ALECk - The Glossary for Windows Embedded. The new service will highlight specific terms
If you are interested in more details about the new lockdown features in the upcoming Windows Embedded Standard 8 then you should read the blog post in the new Approaching Embedded Intelligently blog from Microsoft: What is lockdown and branding in Windows Embedded Standard 8, and where are my EEFs- It covers all new features
The new version of Windows Offline Configurator now supports the CTP2 version of Windows Embedded Standard 8. The evaluation version of the tool can be used to install Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP1 & CTP2 for free. The benefits of the tool are that you can configure and install your Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows
Microsoft published a blog article explaining why XP Embedded and Windows Embedded Standard 2009 cannot have Windows Update. You can read the whole article on the new Approaching Embedded Intelligently blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windows-embedded/archive/2007/04/04/why-can-t-i-use-windows-update-with-xpe.aspx
I have released a new version of DISMUI that enables support for Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP2. It also contains several small changes mostly related to the new CTP.