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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 and let us know what you think. > [...]

31 03, 2011

Windows Embedded Compact 7 in Detail – Part 1

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 March 31st, 2011|Compact 7|2 Comments

Having introduced Compact 7 to a good-size audience on Tuesday at Microsoft's Offices in Reading, UK, I thought it would be useful to begin to blog some of the very useful information that was presented. The case for Compact 7 is focused on productivity enhancements provided by new features and tools, and in particular the [...]

31 03, 2011

Compact 7 Launch Success at Microsoft

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 March 31st, 2011|Compact 7, Event|0 Comments

Our Compact 7 launch event at Microsoft Campus on Tuesday was very well attended, with most of the 80+ registered delegates arriving eventually despite a local traffic meltdown. Following Lorraine Bardeen's inspiring keynote, excellent sessions from ARM, Freescale, TI, UICentric and Captec were alternated with Compact 7 sessions from Direct Insight...

21 01, 2011

Visual Studio 2005 deploy error after downloading a managed code application to a Windows CE6 R3 device

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 January 21st, 2011|Windows Embedded CE 6.0|1 Comment

After deploying a managed code application to a windows CE6 R3 device you get a deployment error something like: Deploying 'C:willVBProjectsCEAppbinDebugHelloWorld.exe' Deploying 'C:Program FilesMicrosoft Visual Studio' Post-deploy error 0x00000001 returned after calling 'Windowswceload.exe /noui'. ========== Build: 1 Visual Studio 2005 will attempt to download the .NET CF 2.0 cab file ( and automatically [...]

26 10, 2010

New WES7 version no help to kiosks

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 October 26th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OEMs producing Kiosk-like devices, and hesitating to embrace Windows Embedded Standard 7 because they are forced to use the top-spec WS7P version, are not helped by the announcement of a new "SKU" (Stock Keeping Unit) to accompany WS7P and WS7E. Called WS7C, the latest SKU of Standard 7 has a mix of features aimed at [...]