We are announcing support changes for the following releases. These changes will be reflected in the Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Supported Configurations and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Supported Configurations topics within the next month.
No software updates are required.
The following SKUs of Windows Embedded 8 are supported:
The following table lists the roles and features that are supported for each product with Windows Embedded 8.
Roles / Features Supported
Configuration Manager 2007 SP2
Core features. No OSD support.
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
Core features, OSD, Application deployment*
System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection SP1
All client features*
* Known Issue:
Windows Embedded 8 Standard has a new write filter type, the Unified Write Filter (UWF) which is not supported by System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. Therefore the built-in features for write filter management will not work with UWF.
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