Technical Articles

3/21/2011

The technical articles in this section explore various issues in device development, with emphasis on topics that are important to building, deploying, and servicing Standard 7 images.

Computer Time Management and Embedded Systems

Provides an overview of options and challenges for managing computer time on an embedded system.

Embedded Device Robustness Checklist

Provides a basic checklist for embedded device robustness.

Diagnose Image Builder Wizard Installation Problems

Provides information about how to diagnose Image Builder Wizard installation problems.

Assessing Risk in Enhanced Write Filter

Provides an overview of design and testing considerations when using Enhanced Write Filter (EWF) in your run-time image.

Working with File-Based Write Filter

Provides an overview of design and testing considerations when using File-Based Write Filter (FBWF) in your run-time image.

Working with USB Boot

Provides information about advantages and risks associated with booting systems from USB flash devices (UFD).

Testing Custom Desktop Features

Provides an overview of testing considerations for custom desktop features.

Assessing and Testing Servicing in Windows Embedded Standard 7

Provides an overview of testing considerations for servicing a Standard 7 image.

Improving Energy Efficiency of Embedded Devices

Provides an overview of power management options in PowerCfg.exe.

Debug Driver Setup Issues

Provides an overview of how to debug Standard 7 image driver setup issues using log files.

Welcome to Windows Embedded Standard 7

How to install Standard 7 Toolkit and build your first Standard 7 image.

Building Images

How to create, customize, and localize a Standard 7 installation.

Deploying Images

How to deploy your custom image by using the tools such as ImageX, Sysprep, Windows PE, Image Builder, or Windows Deployment Services (WDS).

Maintaining Images

How to maintain online and offline Standard 7 images.

Windows Embedded Standard 7 Toolkit Technical Reference

Technical information about Standard 7 Toolkit embedded features, tools, and packages.

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