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Professional Windows® Embedded Compact 7 by Thierry Joubert, David Jones, Samuel Phung

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PREREQUISITES AND PREPARATION

To use DiskPrep, you need a Compact 7 OS run-time image or an Ethernet bootloader configured to support the target device. In addition, you also need a bootable flash storage for the target device.

Following are two different DiskPrep usage scenarios:

1. To configure bootable flash storage for the target device to launch an Ethernet bootloader, EBOOT.BIN, to download a Windows Embedded Compact OS run-time image from the Platform Builder development station

2. To configure bootable flash storage for the target device to launch a Windows Embedded Compact OS run-time image, NK.BIN

DiskPrep to Launch EBOOT.BIN

To configure bootable flash storage for a target device, with a BIOSLoader, to launch EBOOT.BIN using DiskPrep, you need to have the following:

  • Target device built with an x86 processor, with an Ethernet interface
  • Windows Embedded Compact Ethernet bootloader, EBOOT.BIN, for the target device
  • Flash storage device that can be configured as the boot device for the target device
  • Mechanism to attach the flash storage device to the development station

DiskPrep to Launch NK.BIN

To configure bootable flash storage for a target device, with BIOSLoader, to launch NK.BIN using DiskPrep, you need the following:

  • Target device built with an x86 processor
  • Windows Embedded Compact OS run-time image, NK.BIN, generated in release mode with KITL disabled
  • Flash storage device that can be configured as the boot device for the target device
  • Mechanism to attach the ...

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