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How can I change the UI language on Windows Thin PC (Windows Embedded 7 Standard)?

I found an ISO for it and wanted to try it out in a VM. When I click on the Change UI language option in Control Panel, it cannot find lpksetup.exe. I don't mind using it in English, but since there's ...
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Windows Embedded 7 Memory Leak - Tag (poolmon) TD - Nonpaged Pool High Usage

I've been dealing with a memory leak and have been researching what the culprit is using Poolmon, Xperf and Windows Performance Analyzer. The SO is a Windows Embedded 7 - 32 bit: I think that the ...
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TWAIN and WIA of -Avision AV175+ Scanner- Stopped working on HP Thin Client

We have th HP t530 Thin Client (6KP61EA) running Microsoft Windows 7 Embedded 32bit. We Have Avision AV175+ Scanner and we installed it successfully. Suddenly 3 days ago it stopeed working with the ...
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Is it possible to install a device driver without having the device?

I need to install drivers for a Startech WiFi dongle, but I don't actually have one to hand. Any instructions I've found on installing driver software involves going into the Device Manager and right-...
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Getting DHCP to issue an address to Windows 7 Embedded

I have 3 Windows 7 Embedded: Standard machines running on my network. The network is managed by a Domain Controller running Windows Server 2016 Standard. The Domain Controller is running DHCP and DNS. ...
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Windows Update error 0x80243004 without Windows Explorer

So the resolution for this error is to change settings in Windows Taskbar, but, if you've created a Windows Embedded image with the package Command Prompt Shell with Custom Shell Support, there is no ...
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Hyper V - Virtual Switch not showing as adapter in VM

I am trying to share the network connection from the host (windows 10 pro) but without any luck. I have created a 'Virtual network switch' to the active wired connection on my Windows 10 PC (an intel ...
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Remote shutdown command not working for Windows Embedded computer

I am trying to Remotely shutdown a computer with windows embedded from windows 7 computer. Is not working with following command. shutdown /s /f /m \\192.168.100.2 /t 5 /d u:0:0 /c "The Computer is ...
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Updates breaking Windows Embedded Standard 7 in DISM

Which updates break Windows Embedded Standard 7 when streamed into install.wim using DISM? I am currently researching this as I've found several updates cause the installation to fail while running ...
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Prevent usage of USB in Windows Embedded Standard 7

The objective here is to be able to Disable/Enable the usage of USB sticks on the machine. For this purpose I made two executable files that just set a registry value : HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\...
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Running out of memory while installing Windows Embedded 7 Standard with updates

I have downloaded all current updates to my DS through WEDU, and have added these to my Answer file with "Validate > Add Applicable Updates". However, when I now try to install this image, I run out ...
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Creating custom image with Image Configuration Editor - Do I need to add hot fixes and security updates to my answer file?

I am creating a custom Windows Embedded Standard 7 image, and I have run the Windows Embedded Developer Update tool to install updates and hotfixes to my distribution share. When I open my answer ...
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Sysprep - change computer name and SID's only

Is it possible to sysprep in such as way that it only changes the SID's and prompts for a new computer name? The few times I've tried it's messed with user accounts, auto-login stuff, drivers and ...
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Cannot install IE11 on Windows Embedded Standard 7

I have downloaded the 'full' installer for IE11 (IE11-Windows6.1-x64-en-us.exe). The page here lists prerequisties that are required to install IE11: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/kb/2847882 ...
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Windows 7 Embedded always runs explorer.exe on boot despite registry being set to run nothing

I have my value of Shell in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon set as completely blank, but explorer.exe still runs on boot. Why would this be?
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How to do offline update of Windows Embedded Standard 7 to Service Pack 1

I'm having a hard time figuring out the best way to install Service Pack 1 and update a Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7) machine that are not connected to any network. I haven't found much ...
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System/Console Beep delayed after (re)booting the system

I have a specific system where, whenenver I try to generate a Beep after a system reboot, it takes between 5 and 20 seconds for the first beep comes through. The System I see this behavior in is an ...
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Shortcut file not always starting when shortcut key is pressed

At my company we have small workstations ~13 inch with touchscreen. The operating system is: Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 The workstations have 5 buttons on ...
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Windows Embedded Compact 7 Registry File execution on cold startup

on Windows Embedded CE 6 we had to save our Reg Files to \Application and on Cold Start (factory reset) the Reg Files where executed and so we could set the used NTP Server, Time Zones VNC Password ...
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Windows embedded standard 7: Why won't keyboard filter appear in group policy? and can I add keyboard filter to OS without reinstalling WES7

I have an operating system image already created, all the features installed. For some reason keyboard filter does not appear in group policy editor, after I did add it to the distribution share and ...
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How to reliably trigger “color scheme performance” popup in Windows 7?

This question is specifically about Windows Embedded Standard 7, however I believe it is relevant for non-embedded Windows 7 also. I am using an i7-2600 / i7-2600K with Intel HD2000/HD3000 graphics. ...
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Upgrading 7 Embedded to SP1

I have approximately 100 devices out in the field with Windows 7 Embedded installed. I have a requirement to upgrade the IE version to a newer version (10 or 11), for this I need to update the ...
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Stop 0x0000007B on Intel US15W with PATA/IDE

Usually when people get STOP 0x0000007B, it's caused by missing AHCI/RAID drivers. I've run into the opposite. My WES7 image boots perfectly from a system with AHCI/RAID, but when I try it on a system ...
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Touch components does not work for the first two minutes after logon with custom shell

I am having the same issue as described in this post. As that issue went unanswered for years, I figured I'd see if anyone has gotten closer to solving this. The issue is that if we run windows with ...
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Included driver not installed after generalize

My image contains a driver (intel) for the graphics in a system. After deployment Windows still choses the Standard VGA driver. Manually changing the driver works, without any complaints about signing ...
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Update Windows 7 Embedded

I have Windows 7 Embedded x64. Recently I tried to do the updates, but saw that nothing happens when i click on the button check for updates. What may be the problem? 3 months ago I did the updates ...
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No incoming connections allowed to Windows 7 Embedded

The PC with which I have network troubles has Windows 7 Embedded (WES). From this PC it's possible to connect to other machines and devices through different ports, but this machine doesn't allow ...
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Windows 7 Embedded Default Password

I'm looking for the Admin_Maintenance default password for Windows 7 Embedded. Does anyone know it? Or know where I can look for it?
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WES7 - Custom Shell - How to Install Dependencies

Summary Using the Image Configuration Editor for Windows Embedded Standard 7, how can I install applications before a custom shell is started? Background I'm designing an unattended image for Windows ...
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Enabling welcome screen Windows 7 Embedded

I want the list of available users (without the hidden admin account etc) displayed. To facilitate an easier login experience. Things I have tried: Security policy editor: secpol | Local Policies | ...
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Access HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE key on Windows Embedded Standard 7 without admin privileges

I have an application that needs to read some Registry keys from the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE branch. The application works with no problems when an administrator is logged in, but when a regular user is ...
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HORM with a writable partition

To achieve faster boot/shutdown times, as well as securing the data of the operating system, I wish to utilize UWF with HORM (Hibernate Once, Resume Many). However, a requirement for HORM is that ...
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MS13-081 doesn't update Usbser.sys on Win7 Embedded

When deploying updates for MS13-081, on multiple systems running Windows 7 Embedded SP1 x64, Usbser.sys is not being updated as it should be according to the KB Article. An affected system reports ...
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How to disable lockdown features for administrators/specific users?

Using ELM you can disable modifier keys (such as Win, Alt, etc), but this seems to affect all users, including me. Is there a way to allow logged-in admins to bypass lockdown features?
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Can't change system locale in Embedded Standard 7

I have Windows Embedded Standard 7 US English, but for one application I need to change language for non-unicode programs, so that it displays correctly. When I go to Region and Language, ...
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Installing a Windows Embedded Standard 7 image on a compact flash (CF) card

Using the Image Configuration Editor tool which comes with Windows Embedded Standard 7, I'm creating an answer file to install on a Mini-ATX board whose main storage drive is a CF card. While I'm ...
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why would running apache as a service produce different results when simply starting it from the command line

I have a .php script that produces different results when apache is launched as a service, as compared to when apache is simply started from the command line with httpd.exe. I have checked things ...
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How can I change Windows 7 Embedded desktop background?

I have just taken delivery of an HP t510 Thin Client, which I am currently configuring. However, for the default auto-logon user account, I cannot figure out how to change the desktop background. I ...
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Is there a way to run EWF on normal Windows 7 (not Windows 7 Embedded)?

I'm using Windows 7 Embedded in a computer just because I want EWF (Enhanced Write Filter). I'm having some problems running my application running on Windows 7 Embedded, so I want to know if it ...
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Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool Fails For Embedded 7

Windows embedded compact 7 ISO, Size 7.76 GB with 16GB USB storage. Steps Tried: Formatted USB drive as described here. Followed the same procedure of installing "regular" Windows 7 from a USB. ...
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Is it possible to install Canon EOS T3 Camera Drivers on Windows 7 Embedded

I have a computer running Windows 7 Embedded. It's an embedded system that will be used in a industrial setting. It needs to be connected to a Canon EOS camera and download pictures from the camera. ...
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Windows 7 OK button on Copy To dialog doesn't copy profile

So I am attempting to copy a User Profile to the default profile. I am using WinSpy++ to enable the disabled "Copy To" button - this process works on a stock laptop I have here. However, this does ...
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Invoke 'Rate My Computer' performance process

I am creating a re-deployable Windows 7 Embedded WIM image. In audit mode I have configured it to be as I want and run the sysprep process to generalise the image before capturing it. All this works ...
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NVIDIA CUDA on Windows Compact Embedded 7

Is there a way to use NVIDIA CUDA in Windows Embedded Compact 7? I'm currently working on a system that processes video and would like to change from Windows 7 to Windows CE 7. However, I'm not sure ...
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Silent install of .NET 4.0 on Windows Embedded Standard 7

I want to perform a silent install of the .NET 4.0 framework on a Windows Embedded Standard 7 installation. This means I want to use the Image Configuration Editor (ICE) to perform this. I already ...
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Windows Embedded Compact 7 - No fonts at all

I just made an system image using VS2008 Platform Biulder, everything looks fine, but there is one serious problem. 'Font' folder is empty, in my app i cant create fonts at all, any 'new Font(name, ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of Windows 7 Embedded Package Dependencies?

I am creating a new Windows Embedded 7 image and I am at the stage of selecting packages to include in the image. In the process, I am trying to disable some bloated, annoying packages (Application ...
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How to connect thin clients to a windows network?

I have a few new HP t574o thin clients that have windows 7 embedded edition pre-installed. I want them to be able to connect to our existing network which has a windows 7 ultimate edition machine ...
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Reconfigure a Windows Embedded 7 device to allow changes to be saved

We use a samsung screen with a built in pc running windows embedded 7. When we set this up a year ago, we change some settings to prevent the computer having any changes saved when it was shut down. ...
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What could cause the CPU Maximum Frequency to dip to 0% for several seconds?

I am testing a .NET application that has advanced GUI capabilities. One specific action takes a long time to complete, up to 5 seconds. While watching the standard Windows Resource Monitor, I noticed ...