Announcing support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Windows Embedded Standard 2009 and Windows Embedded POSReady 2009

As a follow-up to our announcement regarding TLS 1.2 support at Microsoft, we are announcing that support for TLS1.1/TLS 1.2 on Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 and Windows Embedded Standard 2009 will be available for download as of October 17th, 2017. We’re offering this support in recognition that our customers have a strong demand for support…


Improve Windows Update Performance for New Windows Embedded Image Deployments

Occasionally, the Windows Update (WU) process can take significantly longer than expected for new image deployments on Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, POSReady7, and ThinPC. To help speed up this process, you need to install three specific KB packages, and you must stop the Windows Update service before each installation. The packages are: KB3138612 KB3172605…


Windows Embedded OS Down-Level Servicing Model FAQ

We have created this FAQ below to better support our partners seeking embedded-specific details around the down-level OS servicing changes for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. Please note that questions 4-8 apply broadly to non-embedded scenarios. FAQ Q1. For embedded partners who don’t…