Course Windows® Embedded Industry 8.1

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Instructor-led Course (max 20 participants)

Level: 300
Duration: 2 Days
Facility: Microsoft Innovation Center Torino “Training Lab”



This course is a summary of the official Microsoft "Windows® Embedded Industry 8.1". 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. The course will enable the participants to become familiar with the operating system and with the tools necessary to build the O.S. image. Which are the typical functions of the embedded world: Lockdown, Branding, promote an application as “System Shell” and customize the system, what are the deploy procedures and which methods can be used to update and maintain the O.S. in field.


This course is intended for the system integrators within OEM organizations who are responsible for building and configuring the Windows® Embedded Industry 8.1 operating system for different devices.

First day agenda

09.00 Welcome and course presentation

09.30 WEI 8.1 – General Introduction

10.30 Windows 8.1 features

11.00 Coffee Break

11.20 The Embedded features (introduction)

12.00 Build an Image from DVD/ISO

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Building and Developing tools

14.30 Lab: Tools installation

15.00 Lab: Image capturing

16.00 Coffee break

16.20 lab: Image cloning

17.00 Questions & Answers

Second day agenda

09.00 Summary of the first day

09.30 Embedded Lockdown Features

10.30 Lab – Embedded filters: disk and messages

11.40 Coffee Break

12.00 Lab – Embedded filters: Kb, gesture, USB

13.00 Lunch

14:00 Branding and Customized Shell

14.30 Lab: Building a customized Image

15.30 Update and image maintenance

16.00 Coffee break

16.30 Windows APPs, side-loading and license

17.00 Questions & Answers


This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites:

  • Proficiency using the Windows Interface.

Course goals

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

  • Use Windows® Embedded Industry 8.1 tools: Win-PE, ADK, WIMS, Etc…
  • Describe the deployment process of an operating system image.
  • Describe the Embedded Features of Windows® Embedded Industry 8.1: Lockdown, Branding, Cust. Shell, etc…

Microsoft Certification exams

This course is the best starting point to prepare the Technical Specialist Official Exams: at the moment, there is not any exam on this topic.

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