Get started with Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry
The following resources will help you get started with Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry (Industry 8.1):
- Windows 8.1 system requirements
View the system requirements for Industry 8.1, which are the same as those for Windows 8.1.
- Migrate from Windows Embedded 8 Industry
Determine changes that you may need to make to your image if you migrate from an earlier version of Windows Embedded 8 Industry (Industry 8) to Industry 8.1.
- Product keys and activation
Learn how Industry 8.1 product keys are used to determine the grace period or evaluation period of an image, and used to generate a product identifier (PID) to identify each unique installation.
Learn the terms and definitions used in the documentation for Industry 8.1.
- Configure and deploy an image
Learn how to add lockdown features to your image, suppress Windows brand elements, edit an answer file, and deploy your image to one or more devices.
- Lockdown features
Learn how to use the features that enable you to provide a controlled and specialized experience for the end user of a device by limiting the ways in which the user can interact with the device.
- Industry 8.1 lockdown and branding poster
Download the large-scale technical poster that describes how to add and configure lockdown and branding features in your Industry 8.1 operating system.
- Microsoft Software License Terms
Review the license agreement between you and Microsoft Corporation or, based on where you live, one of its affiliates that describes your rights to use Industry 8.1.
- Customer Experience Improvement Program
Review the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP), a voluntary program that collects information about how customers use Industry 8.1 and some of the problems they encounter. Microsoft uses this information to improve the products and features customers use most and to help resolve issues.
- Windows Embedded product overview
Review the broad overview of all Windows Embedded products to discover the one that best suits your needs.
Go back to the Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry library.