Microsoft Target Designer



    Hello everyone

    Well i have heard about This software Microsoft Target Designer from friend of mine

    I want to try it before i order it , i have looked arround in microsoft Website but didnt find trial version


    Who can tell me where i can get the trial version ?

    Happy new year to all of you




    Monday, January 07, 2008 8:37 AM

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    You can find he evaluation version of XP Embedded tools, which contain Target Designer:







    Monday, January 07, 2008 4:55 PM


    thank you so much for the answer

    is there is way to get only the Target to try ?

    Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:01 AM

    No. The all the tools work from a database which is needed.






    Tuesday, January 08, 2008 5:31 PM
  • Cyberbot: Target Designer is a development tool that allows you to put together XP Embedded components into a runtime image.  The components themselves are stored in a database that must be installed either on your development computer or another computer accessible via a local network.  The database is available for a free evaluation download from the links Sean posted above, along with the tools.  Feel free to post any questions you may have about these tools or the database.



    Monday, January 14, 2008 7:57 PM

    Dear Matt


    Thanks for the More Descriptive answer.

    i am looking to know how can i make Windows Xp embedded for one computer with the same hardware and software , so i can make image to use it in another computers who's have the same Hardware ......



    Thannks for the help

    Tuesday, January 15, 2008 9:56 AM
  • When you use Target Designer to build the runtime image also include the "System Cloning Tool". This helps in building the image for mass distribution.

    You will get System Cloning Tool if you use Windows XP Embedded SP2 with Feature Pack 2007.

    Also have a look at the following links


    Wednesday, January 16, 2008 5:57 AM

    I think i don't have the Feature Pack 2007

    Is this freeware?

    i have already bought Embedded tools,

    Can i just update ?

    is updating free?

    Thanks for the support


    Friday, July 11, 2008 12:19 PM
  • Hi cyberbot,

    If you already have the embedded tools then you can get Feature Pack 2007 free at


    Keep up to date with updates at



    -Dave Massy [MSFT]


    Monday, July 14, 2008 6:34 PM

    hello Dave


    Thank you so much for the answer,

    My questions is i has used the Kit Evalutation and right now i have bought it and i got the serial number.

    i want to know where i can set the new serial in my new target image.

    and also in my new Target Designer .



    Wednesday, August 06, 2008 9:59 AM
  • You need to uninstall the eval kit and then install the retail kit entering the kits product ID as you do.  Once you are building images and have a product ID for a runtime license, you put it in the SLX's top level settings under "Run-time Image Licensing"


    Wednesday, August 06, 2008 3:15 PM

    Oh ok!!!!


    I thought it only change the Serial or the producte ID.


    Anyhow how many time is supposed to be installed the Licentie normal ?

    once ?tweece?

    Thursday, August 07, 2008 7:13 AM
  • The product ID you receive when you purchase a run-time license needs to be entered into your SLX once.  It does not need to be changed per copy of the image you create from Target Designer.


    ie: it is ok (and expected) that if you make 1000 copies that each copy can contain the same product ID.  Each copy needs to have its own runtime license sticker though.


    Thursday, August 07, 2008 2:24 PM

    Thank so much Gordon Smtih,


    You are Amazing Smile

    i fix it


    Monday, August 18, 2008 8:34 AM