Heavenly Dog food: Building a DVR with WinTV7

Posted By J.T. Kimbell Program Manager Here on the Windows Embedded team, we try to do more than just build software, we also “eat our own dog food” and use our software for our everyday work and to emulate possible customer scenarios. Today I wanted to share with you the first post of a small…

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Sneak Peek: Intelligent Systems Management Changes in System Center 2012 SP1

Posted By The Embedded Ninja More and more frequently corporate users are finding themselves in need of a robust management solution for their Intelligent Systems. For example, managing thin client devices to ensure the right VDI or Citrix experience is becoming paramount. In terms of POS devices or interactive kiosks that take payment, managing software…

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Remote Desktop Connection 8 Client Update for WES7 and POSReady7 Available on ECE

Remote Desktop Connection 8 Client update for Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 and Windows Embedded POSReady 7 is now available on ECE. This update enables users using Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 and Windows Embedded POSReady 7  devices to connect to computers running Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8, and experience the rich user experience delivered…

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Customizing the CEPC BSP in Windows Embedded Compact 7

Posted By David CampbellProgram Manager As the Windows Embedded Compact v.Next launch approaches, we will soon be posting detailed information about the Compact OS and tools, both Platform Builder (used for Board Support Packages (BSPs) as well as drivers) and the use of Visual Studio itself for developing applications on top of Compact OS images….

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October 2012 Security Updates are Live on ECE for XPe and Standard 2009

The October 2012 Security Updates are now available on the ECE for Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded with Service Pack 3 and Windows® Embedded Standard 2009. The list below applies to both XPE SP3 and Standard 2009: KB2731847 – Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege KB2705219 – Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components…

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How a Mouth Guard Can Save a Life

Posted By J.T. KimbellProgram Manager If you want to get me excited, talk to me about sports. Ask me to play some pickup basketball, to watch some American football, or nerd out with a computer game like Football Manager. The competition, strategy, and feats of athleticism found in sports just seem to tickle my fancy….

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September 2012 Optional Updates are on ECE for WEPOS and POSReady 2009

The September 2012 Optional Updates are now available on the ECE site for WEPOS and Windows Embedded POSReady 2009. The list below applies to Windows Embedded POSReady 2009: KB2755802 – This update fixes an issue with POS for .NET v1.12, where POS for .NET v1.12 crashes when using .NET 4.0.  Volume Licensed customers can download…

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Get in SYNC with Microsoft for Ford’s Random Acts of Fusion Campaign

Posted By Chris ElliottSenior Marketing Communications Manager Believe it or not, Joel McHale, Ryan Seacrest and I have more in common than just our dashing good looks. We’re all part of Ford’s Random Acts of Fusion campaign promoting the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion. Ford recently held a contest to bring one lucky person to Joel’s…

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September 2012 Optional Updates are on ECE for WES7 and POSReady7

The September 2012 Optional Updates are now available on the ECE site for Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows Embedded POSReady 7. The list below applies to Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1: KB2654644 – This is a USB driver update rollup which includes the latest Embedded USB boot drivers.  Note…

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A Close-up Look at Windows Server 2012 for Embedded Systems

Posted By Jeff WettlauferTechnical Program Manager Hey everyone, if you have been following industry platform news over the past few weeks, you might have seen the news about Windows Server 2012 being released. This is a significant release for us here at Microsoft, and as many of you who read this blog know, there is…

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