WEDU Not Registering When Installed On New Machines

Update: There is a new version of the WEDU client (v1.1.92.0) available that resolves the registration issue.  You can download this  new version from the DLC, here. There are no other changes in this new version, so if you are already successfully registered through WEDU you do not need to upgrade your WEDU version from…


Adding Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 Language Packs To An Image

The language packs that shipped after Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 ("Multilingual User Interface (MUI) Pack 1 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1”  available in 64-bit and 32-bit versions on Download Center or on ECE) do not automatically bring in the required and optional font dependencies when validating an answer file in Image…


Power Manager PowerToy for Windows Embedded Standard 7

Monitoring and optimizing power consumption are frequently important considerations when creating embedded devices. Before he left his role as a Program Manager on the Windows Embedded team for another job, Thomas Yong created a PowerToy to help you understand your device’s power usage that we are releasing today – Power Manager. Power Manager is a…


Announcing Answer File Diff for Windows Embedded Standard 7

Recently in the Windows Embedded Forums, rjtonnis asked for an easy way to compare two templates or answer files. What rjtonnis didn’t know was that we had a tool that did just that and he gave us a great reason to share it with the rest of the world. Answer File Diff is the 3rd…


Screen Cast on Import Package in Windows Embedded Standard 7

Sami, the fearless Test engineer on the Windows Embedded Standard 7 team who authored this blog article about using Import Package has also created a screen cast on the same topic. The video focuses on using Import Package in ICE and also through commands in a command prompt. Check it out here!  – Lynda Technorati…


August 2010 Feature Update for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 is Now Available on ECE

The August 2010 Feature Update for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 is now available on ECE. This update is a collection of out-of-band features and tools and includes: Web Services on Devices API for .NET for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 The Microsoft Web Services on Devices API for .NET (WSDAPI for .NET) supports the implementation of…


Windows Embedded Standard 2009 SDI Loader Error on Windows 7 Development Systems

With more Embedded Developers running the Windows Embedded Standard 2009 Toolkit on Windows 7 development machines, we are seeing reports of SDI Loader failures with an error listing a path to an INF file. To resolve this issue and run SDI Loader on Windows 7 machines, you can configure SDI Loader to run in Compatibility…


Announcement: License Assessment Tool for Windows Embedded Standard 7 is Available Now!

The License Assessment Tool for Windows Embedded Standard 7 is a new tool that is developed to help you determine whether your image built with Windows Embedded Standard 7 can be licensed under a selected license SKU: WS7P, WS7E, or WS7C (more info here). The tool is now available to OEMs on the ECE/MOO websites….


Windows Embedded Developer Update (WEDU) for Windows Embedded Standard 7 has Released

On June 28th, 2010 a new tool was released that provides another way for developers to service their Windows Embedded Standard 7  distribution shares. The tool is called Windows Embedded Developer Update (WEDU) and consists of a client and server architecture- the client can be downloaded to the developer machine and will connect to the…


Using SMI Settings to Configure a Windows Embedded Standard 7 Image

Many of you must be wondering what SMI settings are and how these settings could be used to configure Windows Embedded Standard 7 image. Let me explain… What is an SMI Setting? Settings Management Infrastructure (SMI) is a schema that is used to define mutable operating system settings. A mutable setting is a variable setting…