Windows CE (officially named Windows Embedded Compact) is an operating system created by Microsoft for embedded devices, optimized for minimal storage.

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MSDN subscription - Visual Studio 2008 [closed]

Im in a situation where we need to modify an application for Windows CE 6 and we don't have Visual Studio 2008. Do anyone know which MSDN subscription includes this or if any of the subscription ...
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How do I establish a remote desktop connection to a windowsCE 6.0 device?

I can use the device to establish a remote desktop connection to a PC but not the other way around, is there anything I need to enable on the WindowsCE device?
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mini210s Windows CE restores default configuration after restart

I have a configuration problem with NK.bin. I installed NK.bin and setup the configurations int the registry just fine, but after I restart the device, it restores the default configuration. I thought ...
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MT29F2G08ABBEAH4:E(Micron) Nand Flash Boot issue with IMX-51(WINCE7) [closed]

We were using IMX51 EVK for the development of the software all these days and now we have customized our hardware according to our application and we have included NAND flash for storing the ...
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Upgrading from Windows CE 6.0 to Windows 7?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a USB drive (as in, boot from USB) to upgrade from Windows CE 6.0 up to Windows 7. I have searched online for a solution, but to no avail. I currently have a ...
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How to get tcpip over usb on WinCE with Mips-II without rebuilding the OS?

I have a device with a "mini usb B female" socket, which runs WinCE 6.00, the cpu is MIPS-ii (mips-2 or MIPS32-au13xx). I'd like to use ethernet networking on the device, but since I have no network ...
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vdx-6354 black screen after download finished

I worked step by step through installing OS image using static IP over vdx-6354. After Download finished a black screen remains for ever and nothing happens. I disable some extra check boxes like KILT ...
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How to connect Motorola MC3190 to PC using Windows 8.1 x64?

I've been happing using a USB sync cradle to connect to our MC3190 scanners via my old Windows 7 Pro x86 for over a year now. I recently got a newer, faster PC running Windows 8.1 Pro x64. When I ...
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close internet explorer 6 on windows ce 5.0

'm unable to close IE 6 in Windows CE 5.0 via the regular windows shortcuts. IE runs fullscreen and f11/alt+f4/ctrl+alt+del/alt+tab etc. do not make any difference! Anyone?
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Free space disappearing on CF card - WinCE

I have an embedded PC running Windows CE and I'm connected to it via telnet. Few days ago all free space started to disappearing. I deleted a few log files to free up some space, rebooted the device ...
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Hard drive restore on reboot on windows embedded

My company has an old out of service device with windows embedded on it that we want to re purpose. Any changes to the drive (SD Card with 2 partitions), (ie: installed software, ip address, system ...
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Motorola MC3190 - Windows CE 6.0 configure device time through registry

I have to configure a Motorola MC3190 running Windows CE 6.0 to use a time server to automatically set the time after a cold boot, including the timezone. This is my current configuration, found in ...
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Running Windows CE applications on a Windows Mobile 6.1-.5 device

In my duties at the office i'm managing a PDA solution ran on a Windows CE-PDA. However, we'd like to migrate this software to a Windows Mobile 6.1-.5 equivalent. Is there any kind of compability ...
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Windows Mobile Device Center - How do we clear the list of previously installed programs?

I have a device with Windows CE 6.00. From its Control Panel, I have opened Remove Programs and removed all of its programs. There are now no more programs listed in its internal Remove Programs ...
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WindowsCE device with single NIC - Two IP address ranges

People, I have got a question about a windows CE device which has a single NIC (and no possibility to extend the device with a second NIC). This device is configured to use a fixed address CE ...
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Accessing a share / Another computer from Windows CE

I have a computer that runs Windows CE 5.0. I need to get files from another computer (Under Windows XP or Windows 7) and copy them on this Windows CE computer. My WinCE has the following Ip address ...
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Motorola MT2070 barcode scanner losing connection to computer

I have a brand new Motorola MT2070 barcode scanner. Our company has recommended this model widely to our customers of our inventory / point-of-sale software. As usual, I'm configuring one for a ...
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Will Windows Embedded Compact 2013 run in real time with Microsoft Virtual PC?

Is it possible to dual boot or use Microsoft Virtual PC to run Windows Embedded Compact 2013 on my current Windows 7 Intel PC? How will the real time system execute in these scenarios?
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Why would updated and copied files not update their Modified (timestamp) property in Explorer?

I have a workflow where I modify files in XPMode on a Windows 7 machine, copy the modified files to a mapped computer (to a folder on the Windows 7 C drive), and then from there, in Windows 7 (outside ...
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Windows CE 5.0 ignoring daylight saving time

I have an embedded system running Windows CE 5.0. I am syncing time with a local NTP server. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Services\TIMESVC] "server"=multi_sz:"192.168.19.240" "AutoUpdate"=dword:1 ...
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Is there a way to remotely reboot a Windows CE device?

I know how to restart it locally but it would be very useful to find a way to do a remote reboot on Windows CE. How would i do this?
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How to remote desktop (RDP) from Win 7 or XP to Win CE

Can I RDP to WinCE from Win7 or WinXP? I need to be able to remote desktop to WinCE PC from my workstation (Win 7 or Win XP). Note: I am able to RDP from WinCE to my Win 7 or XP I need to do the ...
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MSTSC.exe for Windows CE

I am using an old pc with Windows CE 4.2 Pro installed and I want to connect it in a windows 2003 server. However I need a Remote Desktop Connection to do so (duh) which did not come with this windows ...
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Windows CE 4.2 .NET and RDP

We have severeal thin clients with Windows CE 4.2 .NET installed, however on this one there is no RDP. I've seen that it should come with RDP. How do I use it in the 4.2 (where can I get it)? ...
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TimeZone issues on windows Ce 6.0

We are using a windows CE 6.0 at work for our units and before we ship them we change the time zone, but somehow the time zone setting is getting changed to the default one after a while. My ...
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How to uninstall .NET CF 3.5 if remove from control panel failed?

I was working on a program and while I am deploying the power went out. When the power back on I can't run/debug my .NET 3.5 program on target Windows CE anymore. I am trying to remove .NET CF 3.5 ...
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Where is Internet Explorer history stored on Windows CE or Windows Mobile [closed]

Where is Internet Explorer history stored on a Windows CE or Windows Mobile device? I am looking for the file or registry location, not just how to see it from IE.
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File Monitor For Windows CE/Mobile [closed]

Is there a tool that will show me what files have changed over a period of time on either a Windows CE or Windows Mobile device? The reason I want this is I am trying to figure out exactly where IE ...
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How to launch WinCE App on Windows XP

My dad has a cheap tablet that runs Windows XP. We have a USB GPS device that can be connected to the tablet and used for GPS. We also have the latest version of iGO primo. The only problem is ...
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Install an alternative OS to Windows CE

I've an EASY PC E700 WinCE Series. Windows CE 6.0 is installed on it, but it's very awful! It doesn't let me see videos on Youtube and Adobe Flash can't be installed. I surfed the Web to search an ...
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Windows CE On Laptop

I have old-ish laptop that comes with touch screen. What I wanna do is buy GPS module for it and install basic windows ce on it. Then use it as gps navigation with igo 8 for ce Is that possible? ...
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Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Booting from read-only medium

I couldn't find anything on the net about this. Do you guys know of any books, tutorials or MSDN article that explains how to do this? Does CE support something like a RAM-Disk to save run-time ...
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Can a Windows CE netbook run Windows XP?

Can you upgrade a nebook running Windows CE to Windows XP? Can you download music? I just bought two for my grandkids ages 12 and 14.
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EfonVNC (Real VNC based program for Windows CE) default password

I am using EfonVNC on a Windows CE device and everything works fine (so far). After a cold boot all settings are reverted and so the password is lost. Does anybody know the standard password for ...
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On a Windows CE computer, in the Registry Editor, where would one find the equivalent of the Winlogon folder?

On a Windows Vista computer, the path to the winlogon folder is: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon The key of interest in the Winlogon folder is Userinit. I ...
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How can I determine the manufacturer and model of a Windows CE laptop?

How can I determine the manufacturer and model of a Windows CE laptop? I don't have documentation and there is no model written on the case or battery.
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How to add in Windows CE foreign language support?

How to add in Windows CE foreign language support? Computer - netbook.
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Need a better Internet browser for Windows CE netbook

I just got a Windows CE 5.0 netbook (shown below). Despite being cheap I thought I could get somewhere with it. Are there any Internet browsers I can download? I know regular Firefox and Internet ...
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What Windows CE netbook supports .NET Compact framework?

For reasons of curiousity and bloodymindedness I have decided to buy a Windows Mobile netbook, like this one: Theoretically it should support the .NET Compact framework: Can anyone advise whether ...
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Equivalent of 'ps' for Windows CE?

What is the equivalent of 'ps' (that is, a command which shows the running process list) command in Linux, for Windows CE (whose command-line, I'm accessing through telnet)?
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How to reboot a WindowsCE5 device?

Is there a way to force a device running Windows CE 5.0 to reboot? I remember Ctrl+Alt+Del from the old days on PC's, but I don't know if there's a keyboard-combination I could use on this Datalogic ...
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How to take a screenshot on a Windows CE 5.0 device

Does anybody know how I can take a screenshot on a Windows CE 5.0 device?
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Screen capture of USB connected CE device

Does anyone know if there's a tool to capture a video from a CE device (like this)? I used the Windows CE Remote Zoom-in to capture stills, but for presentation purposes I would like to show moving ...