Windows Thin PC

If you have been a Microsoft Enterprise customer or have/entitled to Software assurance, you would be happy to find out that we have announced plans for Windows Thin PC, which would be an upcoming addition to the software assurance benefits. Windows Thin PC is a smaller footprint, locked down version of Windows 7, designed to allow customers to repurpose their existing PCs as thin clients. PCs with Windows Thin PC will NOT require the VDA license that regular thin clients will need to access VDI desktops. Windows Thin PC is expected to be available for download from the Microsoft Connect Site in Q1 2011

Comments (5)

  1. Daniel Bolton says:

    Will this include all the RemoteFX decoding goodness from day one?

  2. Jim Lathan says:

    What plans are there for deployment and use. Will WinTPC be able to run from USB, HD, CD, Boot from Network?

  3. Matt Lesak says:

    When will this be available for download?  Will it be posted to TechNet?

  4. Jason Benfield says:

    From a volume licensing site where would this be available?

  5. @ Daniel – yes it would support RemoteFX

    @Jim – it would have SCCM integration with Windows Embedded Device Manager 2011

    @Jason – yes would be avaliable through Volume licensing channels

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