Dec 2010 Security Updates for XPe and Standard 2009 Are Now on the ECE Site

The December 2010 Security Updates are now available on the ECE site for Windows® Embedded Standard 2009 and/or Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded with Service Pack 2, Feature Pack 2007, Update Rollup 1.0 and Service Pack 3. The December Security Updates include: KB2296199 – Vulnerabilities in the OpenType Font (OTF) Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution…

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Dave’s Bio

I work on the Windows Embedded Standard team as a Program Manager. Being a Program Manager means I go to meetings so that the developers and testers on the team don’t have to and can get on with the real work of producing great software. In my spare time I enjoy old Jaguar cars and have two young children…

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Announcing the Preview of Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1

We’re pleased to announce that a Technical Preview of Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 is now available for download at https://connect.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/ . This download delivers all the updates and notable changes in Windows 7 SP1 to Windows Embedded Standard 7, including RemoteFX, with an expected RTM/General Availability in Q1, CY11. A Service Pack…

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Silverlight 4 is Available for both Standard 2009 and Standard 7 on ECE

Silverlight 4 is now available on the ECE site for both Windows Embedded Standard 2009 and Windows Embedded Standard 7. Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with…

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The November 2010 Optional Updates for XPeStd09 are Now on the ECE Site

The November 2010 Optional Updates are now available on the ECE site for Windows® Embedded Standard 2009 and/or Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded with Service Pack 2, Feature Pack 2007, Update Rollup 1.0 and Service Pack 3. The November Optional Updates include: KB 2393904- this fixes three issues: Using File Based Write Filter, a protected volume…

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Storyboard Pictures Do Not Display in Movie Maker in XPeStd09

*Updated 11/29/10 – removed sentence about images created with Terminal Server that was incorrect* A customer reported that Windows Movie Maker is not correctly displaying a storyboard in the player. To reproduce this behavior, drag and drop pictures to create a storyboard. There is no Preview, and when Saving there is an error. This is…

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Something New-Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework

The Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework is a free service offered by the Microsoft Community team in order to assist developers by providing sample code to tackle common problems for all Microsoft Development technologies.   We think this would be a useful service to leverage for our Embedded Developer community as well.   Here are some more details…

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Looking for Good Software Developers In Test to Join Our Team

Are you a good developer who has a passion on quality and interested in working for the Windows Embedded Team? We have positions available for Developers in Test for the following teams: – Componentization – Embedded Enabling Features – Connected TV – POSReady If you think have any interest, let’s talk. E-mail us at ewjobs@microsoft.com….

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Application Templates for .NET Framework 4 for Standard 7 are Now Available

*Updated 10/24/11 with new link* Application templates for both Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and .NET Framework 4 Client Profile, for use with Windows Embedded Standard 7, are now available on the Windows Embedded Standard 7 Compatible Applications website. You use templates with ICE. You can download a template from the Web site and use the…

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October Security Updates for XPe and Standard 2009 Are Now Available on the ECE Site

The October 2010 Security Updates are now available on the ECE site for Windows® Embedded Standard 2009 and/or Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded with Service Pack 2, Feature Pack 2007, Update Rollup 1.0 and Service Pack 3. This security update can be applied to the database. The October Security Updates include: KB 979687 Vulnerability in COM…

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