Manage and Service a Run-Time Image (Windows Embedded Standard 2009)


When a run-time image is deployed on a device, the run-time image can be managed remotely and serviced with security updates and Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) updates. Before you can use any of the automated managing and servicing features, they must be added to your run-time image and deployed.

Run-Time Image Servicing

Describes and compares several servicing solutions for Windows Embedded Standard-based devices. Provides information about supporting Windows Embedded Standard-based devices.

Device Update Agent

Describes the Device Update Agent (DUA), which you can use to remotely upgrade a run-time image with QFE updates or revised components.

Network Configuration

Describes how to connect your run-time image to the network.

Remote Management

Describes remote management details and how to set up your target device.

Recovery CD

Describes how to use Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) and System Deployment Image (SDI) to create a CD that you can use to boot a device and restore or update its run-time image.

Remote Procedure Calls

Describes the different Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs) you can use to manage your target device.

Software Update Services (SUS)

Describes how to use Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS) to apply updates to your run-time image.

Systems Management Server (SMS)

Describes the support that Windows Embedded Standard provides for Systems Management Server (SMS) and System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr).

Developer Reference

Describes the order and phases in the overall run-time image development process.


Describes the different servicing scenarios to consider when building your run-time image.

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