July2011 Optional Updates Are On ECE For XPe SP3, Standard 2009 and Standard 7

 *UPDATED 8/10/11 – Added link for Standard 7* The July 2011 Optional Updates are now available on the ECE site for Windows® Embedded Standard 2009, Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 and Windows Embedded Standard 7. Fixes include: The list below applies to XP Embedded SP3 and Windows Embedded Standard 2009 KB2540135 – This update…

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System Memory May Run Low With WinSAT Included On A Standard 7 Runtime

  Some developers may have run into issues when using Enhanced Write Filter (EWF) and Performance Monitoring  on their Windows Embedded Standard 7 or Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 devices. Consider the following scenario:  You develop a Windows Embedded Standard 7 or Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 image for your device. You added…

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New Features Are Now Available for Standard 2009

*Updated 6/9/10* Refreshed bits have been made available on the OEM sites (ECE and MOO), as incorrect bits were included in the original release. Two new features for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 are now available on the ECE site, Enhanced Write Filter Management Tool and File Based Write Filter Management Tool. These out-of-band features provides…

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The First Feature Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 is Now Available on ECE

The first of our quarterly feature updates for Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 is now available on ECE. This update contains two new features-Enhanced Write Filter Provider and File Based Write Filter Provider. These new components provide access to the respective Write Filter API through the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) layer. The goal of each…

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Two New Features Are Now Available for XPe SP3 and Standard 2009

Two new features are now available on the ECE site- Enhanced Write Filter Provider and File Based Write Filter Provider. These new components provide access to the respective Write Filter API through the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) layer. The goal of each feature is to expose the full functionality of the Write Filter to all…

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January 2011 Optional Updates for XPe and Standard 2009 Are Now Available on ECE

The January 2011 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 January Optional Updates include: KB2393911 – This update fixes the following issue Using Enhanced Write Filter, a bugcheck…

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Using HORM with unprotected volumes

HORM imposes the following restriction on volumes – All volumes must be protected by EWF.           [OR] All unprotected volumes must be dismounted before capturing the HORM state. Note 1: Volumes residing on removable devices are excluded from this restriction. Note 2: Boot and System volumes should not be dismounted. Hence they must always be…

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EWF and Crash dumps

Crash Dump Configuration Crash dumps can be configured via the control panel or by editing the relevant registry entries as shown below. Additional details can be found in KB article 307973. Via Control Panel Via Registry Crash dump generation Crash dumps (the .dmp files) are not created at the time of the crash. Instead, the…

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Write Filters Support for Mass Deployment in Windows Embedded Standard 7

Mass deployment is the process of creating a master Windows Embedded Standard 7 runtime image on a reference system and then deploying this image to multiple target systems. The deployment process typically uses specific tools such as System Preparation tool (sysprep.exe) and Imagex.exe as well as Windows PE Environment to perform the following tasks: -…

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Custom Dialog Filters, Part 1

A new feature in Windows Embedded Standard 7 called Windows Embedded Dialog Filter allows devices, such as Kiosks and Digital Signs, to reroute system dialogs away from the public. Using search criteria including the window’s title, class name, process name, and buttons, the window can be moved off screen or onto another screen. Also, actions…

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