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12 06, 2012

Windows Embedded blog

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 June 12th, 2012|Windows Embedded|0 Comments

Last month Microsoft launched “Approaching Embedded Intelligently,” a new blog aimed at providing customers, partners and the broad intelligent systems community with a centralised source of information and platform for discussion.

The blog represents collaboration spanning marketing, engineering and the support of other teams throughout the Microsoft groups. Visit the blog to stay informed about […]

3 11, 2011

Windows Embedded Compact 7 future

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 November 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Microsoft has announced plans for several Windows Embedded Compact 7 updates, one planned for the fourth quarter of this year (Q4CY11) and one for the second half of 2012 (2HCY12).

According to the EE Times report. Next year’s version will get an updated kernel, faster file system, and broader hardware support.

I think it’s […]

21 10, 2011

Compact 7 Update 3 now available

By | 2015-04-15T11:52:21+00:00 October 21st, 2011|Compact 7|0 Comments

The Microsoft Embedded Compact 7 team have released the third update to Windows Embedded Compact 7 (previously named Windows CE).

You can get the update via WEDU in your Platform Builder or it can downloaded from here.

This update provides new tools, application updates and bug fixes for Windows Embedded Compact 7:

  • The Compact Test Kit (CTK) […]
11 05, 2011

Windows Embedded Compact 7

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 May 11th, 2011|Compact 7|0 Comments

Direct Insight was recently involved in running a Windows Embedded Compact 7 event at the UK Microsoft Campus. From which an article has been written including information and quotes from me and colleagues.

You can find the article here at MTEMAG web site.

Please have a read […]

13 04, 2010

Windows Embedded CE System Components

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 April 13th, 2010|Compact 7|0 Comments

A regular question we still get asked, “What Microsoft Windows Embedded CE License do we require?”

Well presently in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 there are 4 variants. These being Core, Core Plus, CID (C6G) and Professional.

Obviously which one you need to purchase will depend on the components included as part of the […]

10 03, 2010

Platform Builder: Remember to enable

By | 2010-03-10T15:04:36+00:00 March 10th, 2010|Compact 7|0 Comments

A support incident today reminded me that many people who have installed and use Platform Builder CE 6.0 forget you can enable Multiprocessor Build support.

This will reduce the overall time it takes to build a platform workspace and it can be autodetected. But it seems that this is not the default. The default […]