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Prerequisites for Installing the Configuration Manager 2007 Client on Windows Embedded Devices

Updated: March 1, 2010

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Before you install and use the Configuration Manager 2007 client on devices running the Windows Embedded operating system, ensure that the following prerequisites are in place.

General Prerequisites

When building your Windows Embedded image in Microsoft Target Designer, ensure that the following components are included:

  • SCCM Client Prerequisite – Required to support installation of the client software.

  • UDFS – Required for support using the operating system deployment capture CD with Windows Embedded Standard 2009.

  • Sysprep – Required to support operating system deployment image capture.

  • Users Control Panel – Required for users to use Run Advertised Programs in Windows Control Panel.

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or later – Required to use the Desired Configuration Management feature.

noteNote
The Configuration Manager 2007 Advanced Client prerequisites macro component is included Windows Embedded Standard 2009 and can be selected in Microsoft Target Designer. To install the Configuration Manager 2007 client on devices running Windows XP Embedded, you must first download the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Advanced Client prerequisites macro component for Windows XP Embedded at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=184597.

Prerequisites when Using File-Based Write Filter

Configure the following exceptions if you want to use File-Based Write Filter (FBWF) to persist the state of the Configuration Manager 2007 client between device restarts.

Registry Exceptions

Configure the following registry exceptions using the Embedded Designer as you create your image:

  • HKLM\Software\Microsoft\SMS

  • HKLM\Software\Microsoft\CCM

  • HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon – Configure this exception if you will be using task sequences to service the Configuration Manager 2007 client.

File Exceptions

Configure the following file exceptions using File-Based Write Filter after installing the Configuration Manager 2007 client:

  • %WINDIR% \System32\CCM

  • %WINDIR% \System32\Wbem

  • C:\_TaskSequence – Configure this exception if you will be using task sequences to service the Configuration Manager 2007 client.

For detailed information about building images and configuring write filters, see the Windows Embedded documentation.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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