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):

  • 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.
  • Glossary
    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.
  • 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.

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