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Service Pack 1 Released for Windows 7 FES and WES7


Microsoft releases Service Pack 1 for Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7) and Windows 7 for Embedded Systems (FES).

WES7 SP1 Public CTP

Windows Embedded Standard 7 (better known as WES7) Service Pack 1 includes previously released update,  hotfixes and a new feature, RemoteFX. RemoteFX, when used with Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, creates a media-rich user environment for virtual desktops, session-based desktops and remote applications. Click here for more information on RemoteFX.

You can now download the Public CTP for Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1 by following these three easy steps: 


  1. Use your existing, or create a new, Windows Live ID to log in and download the Public CTP from MSOps.
  2. Once logged in, go to the Connection Directory, locate Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 Public CTP and click on apply. The Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 CTP program page will automatically open in your browser.
  3. Then select "downloads" on the Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 program page. 


Windows 7 SP1 for Embedded Systems

The Windows 7 Service Pack 1 for Embedded Systems (Windows 7 FES) includes previously pushed updates as well as a couple of new technologies: Remote Desktop Protocol 7.1 (RDP7.1) with RemoteFX, SD Boot and the SKU Compliance Package. The SP1 OPK is currently available from Avnet. To order the SP1 OPK, please contact the Avnet Microsoft Solutions Team or your Avnet account manager.

For more information on Windows 7 FES SP 1, click here