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Lab Exercises (Standard 8)


Review the end-to-end guided lab exercises for Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8).

The topics in this section are designed as end-to-end guided exercises to enable you to learn more about Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) as you perform one or more tasks. If you are looking for instructions on how to perform a single task or operation, you may want to also look in the Task Instructions section of this Help documentation.

These lab exercises guide you through using and evaluating Standard 8. They walk you through how to create and deploy a Standard 8 image by using Image Builder Wizard (IBW) or Image Configuration Editor (ICE). They also describe more advanced scenarios such as creating and using custom modules or using a keyboard filter to block certain keys and key combinations.

The lab exercises begin with the process of installing the tools required to use Standard 8. The lab exercises are arranged so that basic concepts are introduced before more advanced ones, but you can follow the lab exercises in any order you choose. Any dependencies on other lab exercises are listed in the prerequisites section.

Get Started with Standard 8

Install the tools on your development computer that are necessary to create and deploy a Standard 8 OS image.

Create an OS Image by Using Image Builder Wizard

Walk through the fastest way to create and deploy a Standard 8 OS image.

Create an OS Image by Using Image Configuration Editor

Walk through the most flexible way to create and deploy a Standard 8 OS image.

Create an OS Image on a USB Flash Drive

Create a Standard 8 OS image on a Windows To Go bootable USB flash drive.

Create and Use a Configuration File

Create and deploy Standard 8 OS images by using a configuration file.

Create and Use a Custom Module

Deploy custom software, files, and device drivers to your device by using the Standard 8 custom module feature.

Advanced Lab Exercises

Walk through specialized Standard 8 scenarios, such as creating a thin client-style device, removing Windows Embedded brand elements, and using Keyboard Filter.



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