Hardware Detection with Target Analyzer

Hardware Detection with Target Analyzer

Target Analyzer detects the hardware on the system, and creates a file that can be used to add the required driver components to your configuration.

In This Section

How to Add Hardware Information to a Configuration
Describes the end-to-end procedure for running Target Analyzer on a device, importing the hardware information, and adding it into your configuration.
Target System Requirements
Describes the hardware requirements for Windows XP Embedded.
Running Target Analyzer
Describes how to run Target Analyzer to create a .pmq file.
Target Analyzer Commands
Describes the Target Analyzer command syntax.
Target Analyzer Hardware Detection Capabilities
Describes the differences in hardware detection capabilities between Tap.exe and Ta.exe.

Related Sections

Identify Target Device Hardware
Describes how to identify the hardware on your target system by using Target Analyzer.
Detect Hardware Devices with Target Analyzer and Windows PE
Describes how to boot the target device by using Windows PE. This allows you to detect hardware on a device that has no hard drive or operating system, and provides a smaller, more efficient hardware list.
Windows Preinstallation Environment
Describes how you can use Windows PE to bring up a device that has no operating system or hard drive, run Target Analyzer to create a device list, format and partition a hard drive with Diskpart, and connect to a network. After an image is installed on the device, you can also use Windows PE to fine-tune the files and registry.
Development Process
Describes the overall development process to use to create a run-time image.

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