Troubleshooting: Windows Embedded Standard 2009 SDI Loader Error on Windows 7 Development Systems

With more Embedded Developers running Windows Embedded Standard 2009 Toolkit on Windows 7 development machines, there're #of reports of SDI Loader failures with an error listing a path to an INF file. To resolve this issue and run SDI Loader on Win7, you can configure SDI Loader to run in Compatibility mode with Vista SP1 […]

With more Embedded Developers running Windows Embedded Standard 2009 Toolkit on Windows 7 development machines, there're #of reports of SDI Loader failures with an error listing a path to an INF file. To resolve this issue and run SDI Loader on Win7, you can configure SDI Loader to run in Compatibility mode with Vista SP1 selected. The steps are outlined below:

  1. On Start menu, Right Click SDI Loader shortcut
  2. Click Properties
  3. Click Compatibility tab
  4. Check "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" box
  5. Select "Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)" from drop down
  6. Click OK to save settings and exit Properties dialog
  7. Re-Run SDI Loader

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