Windows Embedded Compact 2013

Windows Embedded Compact 2013
Version of Microsoft Windows
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OS familyWindows CE
Preliminary name
Architecturex86, ARM
Latest build
Release date2013-06-13
Support end2023-10-10
Windows Embedded Compact 7

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 is the last version of Windows Embedded Compact, released on 13 June 2013.

New features[edit | edit source]

  • Snapshot boot, a feature that works by saving the state of the device to persistent storage and then restoring that state from the snapshot when the device reboots.
  • Improved support for data binding.
  • HTML Help viewer, to turn on this feature, you have to enable a SYSGEN variable. The selected one in question is SYSGEN_HELP.

Features degraded/removed[edit | edit source]

  • Support for MIPS, SuperH, ARMv5 and ARMv6 has been dropped.
  • The Explorer shell as well as Internet Explorer have been removed.
  • The Remote Desktop Protocol client has been removed.
  • WordPad has been removed.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Although the OS utilizes the Windows Classic theme, the Luna theme is still available. You can enable it in Core OS\Windows Embedded Compact\Shell and User Interface\User Interface\Customizable UI\Windows XP-like Sample Skin.

Builds[edit | edit source]

RTM[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]