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Windows Thin PC

A lightweight version of Windows 7 designed for thin client PCs. Introduced in 2011, Windows Thin PC (WinTPC) was designed to enable older PCs to function in a Remote Desktop Services environment. See Remote Desktop Services.
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Called WinTPC for short, the version available for free is the Windows Thin PC Community Technology Preview test build - the final product however, will be meant only for Software Assurance volume licensees.
According to Microsoft, WinTPC is a "a version of Windows 7 that allows customers to repurpose existing PCs as thin clients without requiring the VDA license to access VDI desktops.
While the biggest benefit of WinTPC is that it allows for older, non-supported hardware to run a version of the latest Windows 7 OS, it also provides RemoteFX and enterprise management support.