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 ====== Operating system-related FAQs ====== ====== Operating system-related FAQs ======
-===== Windows ===== +===== How do I create a Windows 10 restore medium? =====
-==== How do I create a Windows 10 restore medium? ====+
 In case you need to reset your PC to its factory settings, if, for instance, you have accidentially wiped the internal hard disk, we recommend that you create a complete "System Image" immediately after initial startup. In case you need to reset your PC to its factory settings, if, for instance, you have accidentially wiped the internal hard disk, we recommend that you create a complete "System Image" immediately after initial startup.
  
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 Once you have finished, make sure you store the "system recovery data storage medium" in a safe place. Once you have finished, make sure you store the "system recovery data storage medium" in a safe place.
  
-==== How do I perform a Windows 10 system reset? ====+===== How do I perform a Windows 10 system reset? =====
 The following steps let you restore the factory settings of your Shuttle XPC complete system. You may either The following steps let you restore the factory settings of your Shuttle XPC complete system. You may either
 use a "System Image" stored on your PC or one you have created yourself. use a "System Image" stored on your PC or one you have created yourself.
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 If your PC will not start up, there are a number of repair and system recovery options. If your PC will not start up, there are a number of repair and system recovery options.
  
-=== Method 1 ===+==== Method 1 ====
  
  
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-=== Method 2 ===+==== Method 2 ====
  
 **__Problem description__** **__Problem description__**
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-==== Which products still support Windows 7? ====+===== Which products still support Windows 7? =====
 ^Product category^Products^Processor (socket)^Is Windows 7 supported?^ ^Product category^Products^Processor (socket)^Is Windows 7 supported?^
 ^XPC cube|SZ170R8|Socket LGA1151|✔ Only with Skylake processor ((Products with the LGA1151 socket support Skylake processors (6000 series) and Kaby Lake processors (7000 series). However, for Windows 7 graphics and chipset drivers are only available for Skylake processors.))((With Skylake processors it must be noted that the original installation DVD does not supply any matching USB 3.0 drivers for Windows 7. A description of how to integrate the missing drivers can be found here: http://go.shuttle.eu/l062h))| ^XPC cube|SZ170R8|Socket LGA1151|✔ Only with Skylake processor ((Products with the LGA1151 socket support Skylake processors (6000 series) and Kaby Lake processors (7000 series). However, for Windows 7 graphics and chipset drivers are only available for Skylake processors.))((With Skylake processors it must be noted that the original installation DVD does not supply any matching USB 3.0 drivers for Windows 7. A description of how to integrate the missing drivers can be found here: http://go.shuttle.eu/l062h))|
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-==== How to create a bootable Windows 7 USB flash drive and integrate the USB 3.0 drivers. ====+===== How to create a bootable Windows 7 USB flash drive and integrate the USB 3.0 drivers. =====
 Platforms with Intel Braswell-SoC or Series-100 chipsets are missing the EHCI-mode (USB 2.0). These systems are working in modern XHCI-mode (USB 3.0) only. Unfortunately, Windows does not support XHCI out of the box. This leads to a missing keyboard/mouse function during installation. The following FAQ will guide you to integrate the correct drivers in your Windows 7 installation. Platforms with Intel Braswell-SoC or Series-100 chipsets are missing the EHCI-mode (USB 2.0). These systems are working in modern XHCI-mode (USB 3.0) only. Unfortunately, Windows does not support XHCI out of the box. This leads to a missing keyboard/mouse function during installation. The following FAQ will guide you to integrate the correct drivers in your Windows 7 installation.
  
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   - Now re-try to install Windows 7.   - Now re-try to install Windows 7.
  
-==== How to install Windows 7 on a XS35V4 and XS36V4. ====+===== How to install Windows 7 on a XS35V4 and XS36V4. =====
 The Shuttle XPC slim Barebones [[faq:xpc_slim:xs35v4|XS35V4]] and [[faq:xpc_slim:xs36v4|XS36V4]] support Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 operating systems. Due to the UEFI firmware, only the 64-bit versions are supported The Shuttle XPC slim Barebones [[faq:xpc_slim:xs35v4|XS35V4]] and [[faq:xpc_slim:xs36v4|XS36V4]] support Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 operating systems. Due to the UEFI firmware, only the 64-bit versions are supported
 and the operating system to be installed must be set in the firmware setup (default setting = Windows 8) first. and the operating system to be installed must be set in the firmware setup (default setting = Windows 8) first.
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 | XS36V4 | XS36V400.110 //or higher// | http://global.shuttle.com/products/productsDownload?productId=1766 | | XS36V4 | XS36V400.110 //or higher// | http://global.shuttle.com/products/productsDownload?productId=1766 |
  
-==== In a Windows 7 installation, how do I set up a RAID-1 configuration with two 3 TB hard drives? ====+===== In a Windows 7 installation, how do I set up a RAID-1 configuration with two 3 TB hard drives? =====
 Some of our XPC models such as SH67H3 and SZ77R5 have a problem when installing 3 TB hard drives in a RAID-1 configuration. Some of our XPC models such as SH67H3 and SZ77R5 have a problem when installing 3 TB hard drives in a RAID-1 configuration.
  
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 The problem is caused by an outdated Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology) driver which controls the RAID function in our driver disks. Please download the latest RST driver from Intel’s website to a USB drive and load it during Windows 7 installation. After loading the updated driver, you will be able to see a single 3 TB hard drive. The problem is caused by an outdated Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology) driver which controls the RAID function in our driver disks. Please download the latest RST driver from Intel’s website to a USB drive and load it during Windows 7 installation. After loading the updated driver, you will be able to see a single 3 TB hard drive.
  
-==== How to install Windows in GPT mode ====+===== How to install Windows in GPT mode =====
 :!: Due to some GPT mode limitation, please refer to [[faq:hardware:hdd#how_to_make_my_large_size_hdd_over_2tb_to_be_one_partition_with_windows_operating_system|this link]] before installing Windows. :!: Due to some GPT mode limitation, please refer to [[faq:hardware:hdd#how_to_make_my_large_size_hdd_over_2tb_to_be_one_partition_with_windows_operating_system|this link]] before installing Windows.
  
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   - Once the installation is finished, you can check the hard disk volume information in the device manager. The partition style has now become GPT, not the old MBR. Please see the below picture. \\ {{:faq:software:windows_7:windows_gpt_installation_04.jpg?nolink&500|}}   - Once the installation is finished, you can check the hard disk volume information in the device manager. The partition style has now become GPT, not the old MBR. Please see the below picture. \\ {{:faq:software:windows_7:windows_gpt_installation_04.jpg?nolink&500|}}
  
-==== Windows 7 to Windows 10 (1903) Upgrade with USB media. Upgrade Error 0xC1900101-0x30018 ====+===== Windows 7 to Windows 10 (1903) Upgrade with USB media. Upgrade Error 0xC1900101-0x30018 =====
 This error may happen when Windows 7 is intended to get an Upgrade to Windows 10 version 1903 via USB-Key or USB-DVD. When using USB as source, the installation process may have trouble with the partition table and ''C:\'' location. This error may happen when Windows 7 is intended to get an Upgrade to Windows 10 version 1903 via USB-Key or USB-DVD. When using USB as source, the installation process may have trouble with the partition table and ''C:\'' location.
  
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-==== Windows 10 IoT vs Windows 10 Pro ==== +===== Windows 10 IoT vs Windows 10 Pro ===== 
-=== Why use Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC vs Windows 10 Pro? ===+==== Why use Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC vs Windows 10 Pro? ====
 Many SIs/VARs are using the wrong version e.g for POS or Digital Signage solutions and are loading Windows 10 Pro when they should be using Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC. This may cause frequent failure of Windows appliances due to running Windows 10 Pro instead of Windows 10 IoT. Many SIs/VARs are using the wrong version e.g for POS or Digital Signage solutions and are loading Windows 10 Pro when they should be using Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC. This may cause frequent failure of Windows appliances due to running Windows 10 Pro instead of Windows 10 IoT.
-== TL;DR: ==+=== TL;DR: ===
 **Windows 10 IoT Enterprise** **Windows 10 IoT Enterprise**
   * Dedicated application, installed by SI/VAR   * Dedicated application, installed by SI/VAR
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   * Field of use e.g. Office PC   * Field of use e.g. Office PC
  
-== Key Reasons for Windows IoT compared to Windows 10 Pro ==+=== Key Reasons for Windows IoT compared to Windows 10 Pro ===
   * Enterprise features for full device control   * Enterprise features for full device control
   * Full control of the OS   * Full control of the OS
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 Windows 10 IoT Enterprise is best suited for appliances in public areas e.g. Kiosk or Public Display/Digital Signage. Other embedded device markets: mobile devices, measuring devices, gambling machines, appliances, screens, entertainment devices, image & printing devices, medical systems, industrial automation, ticketing machines, POS, retail devices. Windows 10 IoT Enterprise is best suited for appliances in public areas e.g. Kiosk or Public Display/Digital Signage. Other embedded device markets: mobile devices, measuring devices, gambling machines, appliances, screens, entertainment devices, image & printing devices, medical systems, industrial automation, ticketing machines, POS, retail devices.
  
-== Comparison: ==+=== Comparison: ===
 ^ ^Windows 10 IoT Enterprise (LTSC)^Windows 10 Pro (SAC)^ ^ ^Windows 10 IoT Enterprise (LTSC)^Windows 10 Pro (SAC)^
 ^  Device control  ^^^ ^  Device control  ^^^
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-==== Windows 10 Compatibility ====+===== Windows 10 Compatibility =====
 :!: Please note: In addition to the list below, all current and upcoming products are **suitable** for Windows 10. :!: Please note: In addition to the list below, all current and upcoming products are **suitable** for Windows 10.
  
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-===== Linux ===== 
  
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