31 Oct.

Altech Windows 8 Launch Site – Week 7 Content

Last week saw the launch of Windows 8, and brings to a conclusion the daily updates to the Altech launch site. I’ll still be doing regular updates, but now that the products have launched they will be on an as needed basis when important information or updates become available.

Customising Windows PE Images For Your Installations

In the last post I covered the steps required to create Windows PE boot images using some new tools in the Windows ADK, which replaces the Windows OPK which many of us have been using for many years. Many of the skills built up using the OPK are still highly applicable to the ADK, and for those of you new to either tool, this post will show you how to create some simple customisations of your Windows PE images to automate common tasks during installation.

Customising Windows PE Images For Your Installations

In the last post I covered the steps required to create Windows PE boot images using some new tools in the Windows ADK, which replaces the Windows OPK which many of us have been using for many years. Many of the skills built up using the OPK are still highly applicable to the ADK, and for those of you new to either tool, this post will show you how to create some simple customisations of your Windows PE images to automate common tasks during installation.

Important Changes In The Windows 8 System Builder License

On the Microsoft OEM System Builder Website, the following information regarding the OEM licensing for Windows 8 has been made available…

Why Windows 8?

With the launch of Windows 8 only hours away, it’s worth taking a look at why you should be deploying Windows 8 for your customers, rather than some of the alternatives. Here are five reasons to place Windows 8 at the top of your list.

Windows 8 Is Now Launched!

Today Microsoft Australia held a series of launch events at the Hordern Pavillion in Sydney’s Entertainment Quarter, where they showed just what Windows 8 is capable of, before allowing attendees to test out some of the new Windows 8 and Windows RT systems that are now shipping. Now that the product has launched, there are several things you need to do.

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