Windows Embedded Standard 2009 Foundation

Axiom LogoBased on the Microsoft Official Course : Building Embedded Devices with Windows Embedded Standard 2009

Course Description

This course is intended to provide system integrators and embedded systems developers with the foundational knowledge and hands-on skills needed to develop the next generation of smart, connected, service oriented devices using Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 2009. The course is based on official course ware from Microsoft and is delivered by a Microsoft approved trainer.


This course is intended for developers and system integrators within OEM organizations who are responsible for building and configuring the Windows Embedded Standard 2009 operating system for different devices.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you the student will be able to::

  • Describe the features and requirements of the Windows Embedded Standard operating system
  • Describe the build process for building and customizing a Windows Embedded Standard operating system
  • Use the Target Designer and Target Analyzer tools
  • Describe the Building and Deployment process of an operating system Image
  • Describe the Embedded Enabling Features of the Windows Embedded Standard operating system
  • Build Windows Embedded Standard Components using Component Designer
  • Describe tools that are used to create custom Components

Student Prerequisites

This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites:

  • Proficiency using the Windows Interface
  • General Knowledge of Computer Hardware
  • General knowledge of the Windows XP operating system
  • General knowledge of the Windows registry
  • Understanding of installing and configuring software

Course Duration

Three Days

Course Materials

MOC LogoStudent Manual
Lab Workbook

Course Outline

  • Module 1 – Introduction To Windows Embedded Standard
    • Overview
    • Design Goals
    • What's new in 2009!
    • Windows Embedded Standard Vs. Windows Embedded CE
    • Windows Embedded Standard Vs. XP Pro
    • Windows Embedded For Point Of Service
    • System Requirements
  • Module 2 – The Build Process
    • The Build Process
    • Developing Windows Embedded Standard Systems
  • Module 3 – Target Analyzer And Target Designer
    • Target Analyzer
    • Target Designer Interface
    • Target Designer Configuration
    • Target Designer: Options
    • Footprint Estimator
  • Module 4 – Creating an Operating System Image
    • Building an operating system
    • Deployment Overview
    • System Cloning
    • Preparing Target Media
    • Deploying The Operating System
  • Module 5 – Embedded Enabling Features
    • Device Servicing (DUA / WSUS / SMS)
    • Headless Operation
    • Message Box Default Reply
    • Enhanced Write Filter (EWF)
    • File Based Write Filter (FBWF)
    • Registry Filter
    • Hibernate Once, Resume Many (HORM)
    • Bootable Cd-Rom
    • Flash Media
    • Remote Management
    • Shell Customization
  • Module 6 – Building and Deploying an operating system image
    • Building an operating system (contd.)
    • Deployment & Servicing technologies
    • WinPE / SDI
    • First Boot Agent (FBA)
    • Remote Network Boot
  • Module 7 – Building Custom Components
    • Component Designer
    • Componentization Concepts
    • Component Types
    • Component Architecture
    • Component Resources
    • Repositories
    • Repository Sets
    • Packages
  • Module 7 – Advanced Component Techniques and Platform Topics
    • Security
    • Locking Down Windows Embedded Standard
    • Multi-Language User Interface (MUI)
    • Converting Into Components
    • Creating Custom Shell Components
    • Component Building Tools