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1601, 2013

Windows Embedded 8 Industry (Release Preview) – Installation

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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: Boot from the Setup DVD The setup starts directly with the new touch-friendly interface. It allows you to change the language, configure the disk and configure the Lockdown Features. The Language options let you configure the systems language, time and currency format and the keyboard

1501, 2013

Windows Embedded 8 Industry

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Microsoft just released the Community Technical Preview (CTP) of Windows Embedded 8 Industry. The product is the successor of Microsoft Windows Embedded POSReady products which are specifically targeted for verticals such as Retail, Medical or Financial devices. More information and the download is available on the Microsoft Windows Embedded website:http://www.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-us/evaluate/windows-embedded-8-industry.aspx

801, 2013

Wolfgang Unger received the Microsoft MVP Award 2013

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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 newsgroup, as a user group host, a conference speaker, or a respondent in forums, that community participant can be confident that the information shared by the MVP will be of the highest caliber and will help every user make the most of the technology. Worldwide more than 100 million users participate in technical communities; 65 of these users

801, 2013

Wolfgang Unger received the Microsoft MVP Award 2013

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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 newsgroup, as a user group host, a conference speaker, or a respondent in forums, that community participant can be confident that the information shared by the MVP will be of the highest caliber and will help every user make the most of the technology. Worldwide

512, 2012

Unattended Installation of File Based Write Filter Management Tool fails in POSReady 7

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If you are trying to install the File Based Write Filter Management Tool under POSReady 7 with the unattended switch /q the setup will crash. A normal installation by using the wizard will work but what if you still want to install the packages unattended? I tried to find a solution for this and found one by opening the setup executable in 7-Zip. In the executable you can find a file that contains all the contents that will be installed – it is also the biggest file in there. By browsing the content of this file I was able to

2410, 2012

Windows Embedded 8 Standard Release Preview is now available for download

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Microsoft has reached another stage in the development of Windows Embedded 8 Standard and they just published the Release Preview of the product on the Microsoft Connect Website. Important changes in this release are the implemented Windows Activation, the removed USB Filter (introduced in CTP3). To download the new Release Preview please visit the Microsoft Connect Website.

1409, 2012

Windows Offline Configurator and Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP3

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The Windows Offline Configurator is fully compatible with the new CTP3 version of Windows Embedded Standard 8. However you will need to download the new package to get the new license file to run build images for the CTP3. With Windows Offline Configurator you can build Windows Embedded Standard 7,Windows Embedded POSReady 7 and Windows Embedded Standard 8 images offline on your fast development machine. The tool allows you advanced configuration, such as creating the user, password, time zone, etc. The resulting image will not require you to go through OOBE as everything can be configured within the tool. You

1309, 2012

DISMUI v3.0.3 available–Support for Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP3 and removing modules

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DISMUI was already supporting the new version of Windows Embedded Standard 8CTP3. The new version however extends the capabilities for the new CTP by enabling you to remove Modules at any time. This is not possible by the integrated DISMcommand!DISMUI does this in a safe way because it is checking for packages that are used by other installed modules before removing them. Even though this works using this feature might not be supported by Microsoft but it helps you a lot during the image building process or even just for testing. Using the new feature is easy: Just uncheck the

1309, 2012

Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP3 available for download

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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: https://connect.microsoft.com/windowsembedded

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