Microsofts new Windows Embedded POSReady 7 is currently available as Community Technical Preview 2 on the Microsoft Connect website. Olivier Bloch from the Microsoft Windows Embedded team has created a great video showing how to use all the features that come with Windows Embedded POSReady 7 to create a customized and secure end-user experience. He shows how to boot the system from a VHD file, configuring your application as the default shell using Shell Launcher and how to configure the Enhanced Write Filter with the new management tools.
The video can be found in his blog on MSDN:
Windows Embedded POSReady 7 lock down and upcoming Webinar
If you want to learn more on Windows Embedded POSReady 7, there will be a webinar on June 7. You can register here.