Workaround for Windows Embedded Developer Update (WEDU) error System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8024002E) when scanning for updates on Windows Embedded 8 Standard

Posted By Windows Embedded Team On Windows Embedded 8 Standard, if you attempt to use WEDU to search for updates and the scan fails with the following error in the log (wedu.log): Application Version: 2.0.0.0 === EXCEPTION ===System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8024002E): Exception from HRESULT: 0x8024002E   at WUApiLib.IUpdateSearcher.BeginSearch(String criteria, Object onCompleted, Object state)   at Microsoft.Wedu.Mu.UpdateTarget.CreateScanJob(IAsyncResult ar, Func`1& IsCompleted,…

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Workaround for error "Windows Setup failed to open catalog" when using an .ISO created from a Windows Embedded 8 Standard media image

Posted By Windows Embedded Team In Standard 8, if you use Create Media from Image Configuration Editor (ICE), then create an .ISO from that media, you will not be able to use that .ISO to install Standard 8 on a device. Instead, you will get an error stating “Windows Setup failed to open catalog”. This…


Processor State Value Workaround for Windows Embedded Standard 7

Posted By Windows Embedded Team If you are running Windows Embedded Standard 7 (Standard 7) on some devices, you may need to manually set the processor state to 100% to avoid slow performance problems if your processor is not correctly responding to an increase in processor state. This is a known issue on Intel Haswell…