Features of Windows® 7 Embedded edition
What are the technical specifications and requirements of Windows 7 Embedded edition?
Microsoft is supplying an Embedded version of the Windows 7 for the developers. Embedded version is a componentized version of the Windows 7. It allows the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to select only the components required and hence it reduces the Operating System footprint and attack areas. The Windows 7 Embedded version is provided to support devices like automatic teller machines (ATM), slot machines, set-top boxes and so on. The componentized version of the Windows 7 is called Windows Embedded Standard 2011. It includes several features that easily connect with many common industry standards, and several Microsoft desktop and server technologies, enhancing the ability of device makers to create smart, linked, and service-oriented devices. The Windows Embedded version includes Multilingual User Interface (MUI) support for Operating System menu items and applications.
Features, technical specification, application compatibility of Windows 7 Embedded edition are:
- Application compatibility
- Enhanced security features
- Technical specifications
The Embedded version of the Windows 7 is compatible with many applications and programs used by the developers. It provides support for the standard off-the-shelf Win32 applications. It does not require porting to provide the support for drivers or services written using Win32/64 APIs and the .NET Framework. The Microsoft has also added many new features to the Windows 7 Embedded version to improve its application compatibility. It includes a Virtual XP Mode, VHD Boot, and support for GDI/DirectX Blending.
Enhanced security features
Windows Embedded Standard 2011 provides improved security features for its customers. It delivers customer–level device protection with security updates. The Windows 7 built-in security features provide tough security. The data in the Embedded version can also be encrypted and kept secure using the Bitlocker application that comes with the Windows 7. AppLocker feature in Windows 7 provides notification for the user before running any program in the Windows 7. This allows the user to prevent the attack of spyware and malware that can execute themselves and create problems in the system.
In order to use the Embedded version of the Windows 7 in your computer you need to have a processor with a speed of 1GHz. You may use a 64-bit or 32-bit processor. It is recommended that you have a 2GB RAM memory to support the Operating System. It also requires a 16GB space in the hard drive to install the components. The Embedded version of the Windows 7 contains the technology to support Plug and Play functionality for device peripherals, Multi Monitor, Remote Desktop Protocol, and Tablet PC functionality.
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