Installing Windows 10 IoT Core on the Raspberry Pi

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Downloading Windows 10 IoT COre

The installation software can be obtained from Microsoft, here:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/iot-core/downloads

At the time of writing this the October 2018 release is the newest one. There are builds available for the Raspberry Pi (Model 2 and 3), DragonBoard 410c, and MinnowBoard Turbot/Max.

Windows 10 IoT does not support the Pi Zero / Raspberry Pi 1 series, as the CPU's instruction set (ARMv6 ISA) is too old.

Steps to extract the real raw img file

Once you download the .iso file, please continue reading. If you install the ISO file downloaded from Microsoft 17763.107.181026-1406.rs5_release_svc_prod2_amd64fre_IOTCORE_RPi.iso (Windows 10 IoT Core) to the SD card using Etcher, Win32Disk Imager or dd under Linux, your Pi will simply not boot. It will not show anything - the ACT LED will not blink, nothing. The screen will stay black.

With Linux images we are accustomed to the image being an actual image. Not so in Microsoft's case.

In the output of lsblk you can see the results of the attempt to write the ISO file directly. No partitions are recognized: (there should be at least sde1, the FAT partition).

Note: There is an installer, which is supposed to make this easier, but it requires you to run at least Windows 10.

What can you do with this iso file? You can mount it (I use Daemon Tools under Windows for this), to see that there is an installer executable inside:

You can unpack this installer with 7-Zip, for instance:

There are two files inside:

cat92c8cb0845792251b644366cf48a802a (which seems to be a kind of signature/certificate)

and

fil2dda957cfdb079d52c8f284117ff4a0b (which is a signed image - you can't install and boot it!)

It contains the string SignedImage - this is a Signature string for the FFU image format.

It also contains the string

http://crl.microsoft.com/pki/crl/products/MicTesPCA_2010-07-01.crl

This is a certificate block list.

In short, the FFU image format is used for a secure and compact delivery of the final image.

Luckily for us, someone has written a tool to extract the image to a normal RAW .img file:

https://github.com/t0x0/random/wiki/ffu2img

https://github.com/t0x0/random

I used the Python 3 version of the script:

python3 ffu2img.py3 fil2dda957cfdb079d52c8f284117ff4a0b Rpi.img

afterwards you can write the image using dd.

Here's the command I use to get some graphical progress output with dd

pv -tpreb Rpi.img | dd of=/dev/sd____

replace /dev/sd____ with your actual SD card drive letter as your harddrive will be mercilessly overwritten if you use the wrong target

(I have /dev/sde - I am protecting people who work with copy & paste without understanding what it is they're doing for their own good here :-))

This time, the SD card is setup correctly, showing multiple partitions:

Booting

Booting will give you the message:

Welcome to Windows 10 IoT Core

Please wait while we get things ready

Then it will launch into setup, asking you to choose the language (only English United States available in my case), showing the IP address, OS version (10.0.177763.107).

  • setup Wifi

keep in mind that (for German users) that the keyboard will be US initially, therefore some special characters are in a different position and Z and Y are exchanged.

After this, the main interface will open. It will inform you that it is for prototyping only. If you want to commercialize you must use a custom FFU (Signed Image) for optimal security.

Windows 10 IoT includes a web browser.

The settings icon (left bottom corner of the screen) allows you to change your keyboard layout to e.g. German. There is no button to save the new keyboard layout - once you select it, it is applied. (Test with the web browser).

The language is only US for the moment. In the settings, power options, you can also shut down or restart your Pi.

Windows will check for updates, and inform you:

"App Update available / please update to newest version of the app"

Traditional way to install: Windows_10_IoT_Core_for_RPi.msi Installer

The traditional way to install would be to execute the .msi:

NB: the link for commercial purposes does not work as of 15th of January 2019

https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/iot/getstarted/commercialize/commercialterms

 

References:

 

Microsoft Windows 10 IoT License

by installing and using the Software you agree to Microsoft's license, reproduced here for your convenience:

Last updated November 2016

MICROSOFT SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS

WINDOWS 10 IOT CORE

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