This document contains important information about Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8).
-Get a Product Key
To activate Standard 8, you must first download a product key from
To start working with Standard 8, see the following topics in the wes8help.chm Help file located in the Help folder on the Standard 8 DVD or in the %PROGRAMFILES%/Windows Embedded Standard 8/Toolset/Help folder on your development computer:
- Get Started with Windows Embedded Standard 8
- Create an OS Image by Using Image Builder Wizard
- Create an OS Image by Using Image Configuration Editor
This series of lab exercises shows you how to install the development tools for Standard 8 and build Standard 8 images by using either Image Builder Wizard (IBW) or Image Configuration Editor (ICE).
For a more complete end to end example of creating and deploying a Standard 8 image, see the following advanced lab exercise in the wes8hlp.chm Help file:
- Create a Kiosk Style Device