Microsoft released a new PowerToy to aid in Windows Embedded Standard 7 development "CBS Package Inspector," that allows for the opening up and inspecting of Component-Based Servicing packages, so the manifests can be viewed or examined as needed. Info contained in these manifests include the components inside the package(s), as well as any registry keys, dependencies, or settings, among other pieces of info. So what does that mean? Why would this be useful?
Here're some scenarios that CBS Package Inspector has been quite useful for us:
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