Known Limitations in Configuration Manager Support for Windows Embedded
Updated: May 1, 2013
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
Consider the following limitations when running the Configuration Manager 2007 client on devices that are running Windows Embedded:
When defining software inventory rules on the Inventory Collection tab of the Software Inventory Client Agent Properties dialog box, ensure the option Exclude encrypted and compressed files is cleared when adding a new file type to the File types list.
Programs included in Configuration Manager 2007 packages must be configured to run with the option Whether or not a user is logged on on the Environment tab of the Program Properties dialog box.
Virtual application packages are not supported.
The Remote Assistance feature detects “no user logon” and shows the correct user name whether it is a member of Local Users and Groups or a member of a domain Administrators group.
The Remote Assistance Talking feature is not supported.
Consider the following limitations when installing the Configuration Manager 2007 client on computers running Windows XP Embedded, Windows Embedded for Point of Service 1.0 and 1.1, Windows Embedded Compact Edition, and Windows Embedded 8 Standard edition and Industry edition:
Operating system deployment is not supported. Task sequences are supported for actions other than operating system deployment.