How to Install Windows 10 IoT Core Build 16247 on Your Device
Windows 10 IoT Core is a version of Windows 10 that is optimized for smaller devices with or without a display that run on both ARM and x86/x64 devices[^1^]. It is designed for building connected things and intelligent edge devices. If you want to try out the latest build of Windows 10 IoT Core, which is 16247, you will need a serial key to activate it. Here are the steps to install Windows 10 IoT Core Build 16247 on your device:
Download the Windows 10 IoT Core Dashboard from here and install it on your PC.
Launch the dashboard and select \"Set up a new device\".
Choose your device type from the list of supported boards. For example, if you have a Raspberry Pi 3, select \"Raspberry Pi 2 & 3\".
Select \"Windows 10 IoT Core Build 16247\" from the OS build drop-down menu.
Enter a device name and an administrator password for your device.
Insert a microSD card into your PC and select it as the drive where you want to flash the OS image.
Click on \"Download and install\" and wait for the process to complete.
Eject the microSD card from your PC and insert it into your device.
Connect your device to a power source and a monitor (if applicable).
Wait for the device to boot up and display the Windows 10 IoT Core default app.
On your PC, open a web browser and go to http://iotwebportal. You should see your device listed under \"My devices\".
Click on your device name and enter the administrator password that you set earlier.
You will see a page with information about your device, such as its IP address, OS version, memory usage, etc.
To activate your device, click on \"Device Settings\" and then on \"Windows Activation\".
Enter the serial key that you obtained from your distributor or from an online source. For example, you can use this generic product key for Windows 10 IoT Core: NF6HC-QH89W-F8WYV-WWXV4-WFG6P[^3^]. Note that this key is only for testing purposes and not for commercial use.
Click on \"Activate\" and wait for the confirmation message.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed and activated Windows 10 IoT Core Build 16247 on your device.
If you want to learn more about Windows 10 IoT Core, you can check out the official documentation here. You can also explore various tutorials, samples, and projects that showcase the capabilities of Windows 10 IoT Core here. Have fun building your own IoT solutions with Windows 10 IoT Core!
Now that you have installed and activated Windows 10 IoT Core Build 16247 on your device, you might be wondering what you can do with it. Windows 10 IoT Core supports a variety of development languages and tools, such as C#, C++, Visual Basic, Python, Node.js, Arduino, Visual Studio, and Visual Studio Code. You can use these tools to create Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps that run on your device and interact with sensors, actuators, cameras, displays, and other peripherals. You can also use the Windows IoT Core Dashboard to manage your device remotely, such as updating the OS, installing apps, changing settings, and monitoring performance.
One of the benefits of using Windows 10 IoT Core is that you can leverage the power of the cloud to enhance your IoT solutions. For example, you can use Azure IoT Hub to connect your device to the cloud and enable secure bi-directional communication between your device and your backend services. You can also use Azure IoT Edge to run cloud workloads on your device and enable offline capabilities, such as analytics, machine learning, and custom logic. You can also use Azure IoT Central to create a fully managed IoT application that simplifies device provisioning, management, and monitoring.
Another benefit of using Windows 10 IoT Core is that you can integrate your device with other Microsoft services and platforms, such as Cortana, Windows ML, Windows Mixed Reality, Xbox Live, and more. You can also use the Windows Developer Program for IoT to access additional resources and support for your IoT projects. You can join the program here.
Windows 10 IoT Core is a versatile and powerful platform for building connected things and intelligent edge devices. Whether you are a hobbyist, a student, or a professional developer, you can use Windows 10 IoT Core to create innovative and impactful IoT solutions. We hope you enjoy using Windows 10 IoT Core Build 16247 and we look forward to seeing what you create with it. ec8f644aee