Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Install IoT Dashboard and Windows 10 IoT, part of IoT Development with Windows 10 IoT Core 1: Installation and Basic Connection.
- [Instructor] Alright, it's time to roll up our sleeves and install Windows onto our Raspberry Pi. We begin, as we do with so many things Windows 10 IoT Core, at windowsondevices.com, which will redirect you to the homepage for Windows 10 IoT Core. In our case, we're going to use the copy directly to SD card method. So we're going to go through a number of different steps. We're going to, first of all, download and install on SD card using the IoT Dashboard. Then we're going to configure our Raspberry Pi so that it's ready to put our SD card in and boot Windows. And then finally, we'll test it with sensors and effectors to make sure that our Raspberry Pi is running Windows the way we want it to.
So to download and install Windows 10 IoT Core, we begin at windowsondevices.com, and decide whether we want to go direct to SD card, or use the NOOBS approach. We're going to choose the direct to SD card method, because it's a more sophisticated way of doing it that allows us to be more flexible moving forward. We'll begin by installing the IoT Dashboard. And before we can do that, we have to enable the administrator account because in order to be able to burn the SD cards, you actually have to be logged in to Windows as the formerly hidden administrator account. So we begin by un-hiding the administrator account, and then setting its password, and then switching to it so that we can install the IoT Dashboard and use that to burn our SD card.
So let's begin. Alright, so here we are, we're ready to set up the device. But we need to go get Windows 10 BITS. In order to install them onto an SD card using your Windows machine, you have to be logged in as the local administrator account. So let's go ahead and open up the local administrator account by hitting the Windows key, typing in cmd. We'll right-click on the command prompt and select Run as administrator. And then we'll enable the Windows administrator account. We'll do that by saying net user Administrator /active:yes.
And then we have to supply that administrator with a password. So net user Administrator *, and it'll ask us for a password. Now that we've done this, we can log in as administrator and download the IoT Dashboard. Come down to the Windows prompt, select Administrator, we'll come back to this windowsondevices.com, click Get started. We know we want Raspberry Pi 3. Scroll down, we know we want it onto a blank SD card. Scroll down again. We know we want Windows 10 IoT Core, not one of the insider previews, at least not for now.
Then we click Next. And it says now we need to get the tools. So let's go ahead and download the Dashboard. And we'll show it in the folder. And I'm going to rename this IoTDashboard-setup, because we're going to need to run that once we switch to the administrator account and I want to be able to easily find it again. Alright? Now that we've downloaded the Dashboard, we have to enable the administrator account and then we can go ahead and log in as administrator and run the IoT Dashboard installation. To enable the administrator account, we're going to bring up the command line, type in cmd, and we're going to rick-click on here, and we're going to say Run as administrator.
But in order to enable the administrator account, we have to run as administrator, our local administrator, to do the enabling. And we do that with two commands, net user Administrator /active:yes, and then net user Administrator *, which should allow us to type in a new password. There we go. Now that gives us the ability to log in to this box as administrator. And we do that by coming down here, selecting this box here, and then select Administrator.
- Reviewing Windows 10 IoT in action
- Selecting a hardware platform
- Choosing sensors and effectors
- Installing the IoT Core Dashboard and Windows 10 IoT
- Configuring Raspberry Pi hardware
- Installing Sense HAT, an add-on board for Raspberry Pi
- Creating a UX with XAML
- Prototyping a product