Course Windows® Embedded Compact 7/2013 (WEC)

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Instructor-led Course (max 20 participants)

Level: 300
Duration: 3 Days
Facility: Microsoft Innovation Center Torino “Training Lab”



This course is the second part of the official Microsoft "Windows® Embedded Compact 7/2013" (WEC). The course is designed with alternating pieces of theoretical and practical workshops to enable participants to consolidate with a direct exercise of the theoretical concepts gradually acquired. This course will enable the participants to become familiar with the operating system and with the tools necessary to build the O.S. image: Platform Builder, Visual Studio, Etc... In this second part, we will enter in the details of topics such as: system design architecture, memory organization, drivers, interrupts and more…


This course is intended for the system integrators within OEM organizations who are responsible for building and configuring the Windows® Embedded Compact 7/2013 operating system for different devices.


Each of the three days will have the following format:

09.00 Welcome coffee

09.30 Theoretical and laboratory modules;

11.00 Theoretical and laboratory modules;

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Theoretical and laboratory modules;

15.15 Break

15.45 Theoretical and laboratory modules;

17.00 Questions & Answers


  • Introduction and operating system concepts
  • Architecture and basic features
  • Creating an OS Image
  • Building an OS Image
  • Downloading and debugging an OS image
  • BSP and Drivers
  • Advanced features
  • Application development overview
  • Sivlerlight application development
  • .NET Compact Framework application development
  • Testing & Verification


This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites:

  • To have attended the course: Windows® Embedded Compact 7/2013 - First day

Course goals

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

  • Use all the WEC tools;
  • Describe the WEC BSP (Board Support Package): how to create, how to modify;
  • Describe the WEC internal architecture: system organization, memory, process, etc…
  • Describe the WEC device driver structure: how to create, how to modify and debug.

Microsoft Certification exams

This course is a good “starting point” to prepare the Technical Specialist Official Exams:

Exam 70-571: TS: Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0, Development

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