Windows 10 IoT Core is a new edition for windows primarily targeted towards small, embedded devices. For embedded devices with a graphical interface Windows 10 IoT Core does not have a Windows command shell experience; instead you can write a universal Windows app that is the interface for your device using Microsoft Visual Studio. The IoT Core is designed to have a low barrier for entry users and make it easy to build professional devices. IoT Core was designed also to be compatible with a multitude of programming languages within Visual Studio.
Installing Windows 10 IoT Core on the Raspberry Pi 3
Figure 1: Downloading Windows 10 IoT Core Preview
Figure 2: Selecting your device
Figure 3: Windows 10 IoT Core Dashboard
Figure 4: Installing Windows 10 IoT Core
If you don't have access to a monitor you can still access some of the settings in features of the Windows 10 IoT Core through the web, as long as the Raspberry Pi is connected to the network.
Note:The latest release of Windows IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 3 does not have wireless capabilities using the built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth however you can still use a USB dingle or the Ethernet port to connect to the network.
To connect to your Windows 10 IoT Core Raspberry Pi you need to find the IP address of the Pi once connected to the network. You can do this by checking the list of devices on your modem/router. Open up your web browser and type in the ip address followed by the port number like so – http://192.168.1.1:8080
Figure 5: Device information