Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

For reasons of curiousity and bloodymindedness I have decided to buy a Windows Mobile netbook, like this one:

alt text

Theoretically it should support the .NET Compact framework:

Can anyone advise whether Windows CE 5 on this or similar netbooks could run the .NET Compact Framework 2.0 and/or whether I should wait for a newer version of Windows Mobile to be available on small netbooks?

Please don't tell me that I should get a bigger/real Windows netbook or a Linux netbook. I already have a 10" Windows 7 netbook and a 7" Debian netbook. I just buy cheap netbooks as a hobby.

But if you know of other cheap ~100 Euro netbooks running interesting operating systems, please point me to a store. Thank you.

Update: a better CE netbook:

QBook 7" Portable

share|improve this question
    
Thanks for the editing, Ivo! :) –  Andrew J. Brehm Feb 10 '10 at 12:52

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

I found an answer.

According to the Microsoft Windows CE Web site Windows CE 5.0 supports the .NET Compact Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2:

The .NET Compact Framework Windows CE 5.0 adds the .NET Compact Framework Service Pack 2 functionality.

Windows CE 6.0 also supports .NET Compact out of the box as per the Windows CE 6.0 Web site:

Write native or managed code by choosing your preferred Microsoft development technology -- Win32, MFC, or the .NET Compact Framework (C#, VB).

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.