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…


Recommended System File Checker Usage for Windows Embedded Systems

System File Checker (SFC) is a built-in command-line utility you can use to find and repair missing and corrupted files. The tool is available on all Windows platforms, including all the supported embedded systems. There are several options (switches) you can use with SFC, however, this post will only discuss the following: /scanfile /verifyfile /verifyonly…


Microsoft .NET Framework Versions Supported by Windows Embedded Products

Posted by: Windows EmbeddedTeam Applies To: Embedded Published Date: 8/7/2015 ***Updated – Added Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 Support*** ​This communication details the .NET Framework versions supported by the Windows Embedded Products after June 2017. Read on for further details.     .NET Framework version 3.5 SP1 4.0 4.5.2 4.6 4.7 Windows Embedded Standard 2009 Y…


IE10 & IE11 AMD64 user profile creation crash workaround for WES7 & POS7

Posted By Windows Embedded Team On amd64 runtimes, ie4uinit.exe may crash during new user profile creation (when user logon for the first time). Applies to: Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows Embedded POSReady 7 IE Versions Impacted: IE10 and IE11 Workaround: delete ie4uinit.exe from %SystemDrive%/Windows/SysWOW64. Automate this process by: Launch command prompt as Administrator and…

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June 2014 Feature Updates are available on MyOEM for Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, POSReady7, 8 Standard, 8 & 8.1 Industry

Posted By Windows Embedded Team The June 2014 Feature Updates are now available for: Windows Embedded Standard SP1Windows Embedded POSReady 7Windows Embedded 8 StandardWindows Embedded 8 & 8.1 Industry Feature Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is available for: Windows Embedded Standard SP1 Windows Embedded POSReady 7 Windows Embedded 8 & 8.1 Industry Feature Silverlight 5.1.30214.0 is…

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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…


KB 2929755 and KB 2912390 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 are Online Only Updates

Posted By Windows Embedded Team Two KBs, issued as part of the April 2014 Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7 (Standard 7) are considered “online only” updates. They cannot be correctly added to an answer file and deployed using the Standard 7 Toolkit but must instead be applied to an online image. These KBs…


March 2014 Feature Updates are Available on MyOEM for Standard 7 SP1

Posted By Windows Embedded Team The March 2014 Feature Updates are now available on MyOEM for Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1. The March 2014 Feature Updates are also available on the Download Center for Thin PC. These updates include the following: Remote Desktop Connection 8.1 Client Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1…

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December 2013 Toolkit Update is now available on MyOEM for Standard 7

Posted By Windows Embedded Team The December 2013 Toolkit Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7 is now available on MyOEM. This update includes bug fixes and improvements for the Image Configuration Tool (ICE). If you have questions on accessing MyOEM, please email the OEM Customer Communications Care Team at OEM@microsoft.com.

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