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Share Desktop VPN with WMDC-connected WinMo 6.1 Device

We have a website that we use to feed web services to a .NET Compact app on some old WinMo 6.1 devices. (Believe me, I'm WELL aware they are dinosaur-dead per MS, unfortunately, it's what the client ...
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Where can I find the latest version of the CAB File Wizard (Cabwiz.exe)?

I need to use CabWiz for a legacy mobile project but I can't install the Windows Mobile SDK. Where can I find the latest version of the CAB File Wizard (Cabwiz.exe)?
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Windows update error 0x80246016

Since yesterday I have this Window Update error on both my Windows Mobile 10 phone (yes...) and my Windows 7 desktop machine. On my phone I tried to change networks, and changed the storage to SD ...
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Cannot sync Outlook 2016 via WMDC 6.1 to Windows Mobile 6.5 device

I cannot sync the calendar (+contacts...) from Outlook 2016 (32bit) to my HTC HD2 anymore, the checkbox for the PC (with Outlook 2016 32 bit on Windows 10 x64) is grayed out and cannot be selected. ...
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I cannot access VPN via tethering to my Phone

I get the error below whenever I try to connect to VPN via tethering to my Phone. Using the VPN via Wifi works fine. Can you please me know if you have encountered this before or possible resolution ...
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Windows mobile device center wont connect if I am connected with RDP

I have a separete developer computer for a windows CE device, and are using "Windows mobile device center" to uppload files to the device. When logged in as usual on that computer the device connects ...
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Running Windows Mobile apps on Desktop

Now that Windows 10 and Windows Mobile 10 are one and the same, I question if it is possible to find and install Windows Mobile apps on a desktop that runs Windows 10. The Windows Store won't allow ...
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How to connect a Windows Mobile PDA to Windows 10

Does anyone know how I can get a Windows Mobile 6.5 PDA to connect up to a Windows 10 PC? Before upgrading the PC from Window 8.1 I was able to use Windows Mobile Device Center to link up to the PDA ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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Motorola MC9500 - Unable to connect to wireless network

I'm trying to connect a unit to my home wireless network. I follow the setup as done at the client site but for some reason at my home network it writes an "Association timeout" error in "Wireless ...
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How to backup my Windows Mobile 6 device from PC?

It was an option in ActiveSync previously which is now gone -- to backup all device content into file on connected PC. Please, recommend software, which can do this with WM6 and Windows Mobile Device ...
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Can't see photos on Windows 6 phone

I have photos on a Windows 6 phone which I want to copy onto my PC. When I plug the USB cable in, Windows Explorer pops-up and shows the file structure on drive E:. However the folder structure ...
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How to open .vnt file in a Windows Computer

.vnt is the file format used for memos/notes in various bada/android/windows phones. Having created the file in Mobile and transfered to computer via Bluetooth, I am not able to open it. It opens in ....
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DF bit in Apache to Tomcat communication

Edited (edits are in italics): In my configuration I have an Apache 2.2 Http Server configured as a reverse proxy with mod_proky_jk, that exposes http service from an Apache Tomcat 6 application ...
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No reminders on Windows Mobile 6.1 [closed]

After I had installed and uninstalled Slovoed Merriam Webster dictionary, my reminders stopped working. I've clened the whole system with SKTools to no avail. All check-boxes is System>Personal>...
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How to synchronize data from windows mobile 6 with pc? [closed]

I would like to use something like dropbox. however dropbox does not support windows mobile. is there any freeware application that allows that?
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How to get mobile device GUID?

I need to have a mobile device ID for usage as a command line parameter. What are ways in Windows to retrieve it that do not involve writing your own program for that?
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Install active sync or equivalent on Windows 7

How can I install Active Sync on Windows 7? I can't seem to figure out how... Microsoft says that I need Windows XP SP2 or earlier... I'm trying to connect a Windows Mobile 5 phone. What should I ...
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Internet sharing between Windows 7 and Windows Mobile 6.1

I have Samsung phone running Windows Mobile 6.1 and a laptop running Windows 7 with a USB Modem to access the internet and I would like to share the internet between my laptop and my phone. I tried to ...
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Synchronizing personal contacts in Outlook/WP6

I have a Windows Phone 6.5 device (HTC HD2) and I wanted to synchronize it with my PC's Outlook 2010 via WMDC. The "problem" is that my Outlook, more than having a lcal list of personal contacts, ...
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need to sync PDA with OS Windows CE 5.0 to MS access database

I have a Motorola MC3000 barcode scanner that runs Windows CE 5.0 operating system. I need to create a PDA form that would sync to a Microsoft Access database on a PC running XP. Unfortunately, ...
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can I switch PDA operating system from Windows CE 5 to Windows mobile? [closed]

I have a Motorola MC3000 barcode scanner handheld. I want to run an app that is only compatible with Windows Mobile operating sytem, but my MC3000 PDA runs Windows CE 5. Please avise if/how I can ...
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Virus in Windows XP will affect my mobile device via SD card? [closed]

I recently did a virus scan on my SD card on my PC, running Windows XP, and found few viruses. Will these viruses affect my mobile device running on Windows CE 5?
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Has anyone managed to connect Motorola HC700 to Windows 7? [closed]

Has anyone managed to connect Motorola HC700 to Windows 7? I tried without success.
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Is it possible to have complete synchronization of Calendar and Contacts yet?

Let me clarify my question. In todays world there are lots of devices that has built-in support for Contacts or a Calendar, if not both. In this case, I'm going to imagine a personal set of devices: A ...
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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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Desktop sounds on smartphone

I'm wondering if it's possible to play music files on my desktop but send the audio not to my desktop speakers but (i.e. using BlueTooth) to my smartphone's speaker? That way I could just play all my ...
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Windows Mobile: what is the difference between warm-reset and cold-reset? [closed]

Windows Mobile: what is the difference between warm-reset, cold-reset, and clean-boot?
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Windows does not detect my PDA anymore

I have been developing an application for my pda for several days but today something weird hit me. I worked for a few hours, i closed my laptop and when i opened it again Windows Mobile Device Center ...
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Recommend a todo task service that can sync to Windows Mobile [closed]

Is there a ToDo/Tasks service that can sync to windows mobile tasks, so they are accessible offline? Today I learned I can sync Google calendar to winmo calendar, but not tasks.
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How do I remove Windows Mobile Device Center from Windows 7?

How do I remove Windows Mobile Device Center from Windows 7? When I connect any mobile device, I don't want Windows Mobile Device Center to pop up, like ActiveSync 4.5 did.
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Freeware personal wiki on desktop & mobile using plaintext? [closed]

I'm looking for a freeware personal wiki with these additional criteria: Use plaintext files for the wiki articles. Have desktop Windows version, and mobile version (Windows Mobile or Android). Can ...
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How does one guarantee that the Lithium Ion Battery hasn't sat on a shelf for a long time?

Lithium Ion batteries being the milk of batteries that they are; I was wondering if there is any way of obtaining a guaranteed fresh carton of power with an expiration date so one can tell if they are ...
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How can I install Windows Live Essential 2011 in Windows XP and Windows mobile 6.5

How can I install Windows Live Essentials 2011 in Windows XP and Windows mobile 6.5 Is there any work around for this.
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How can I set Outlook 2010 as my default mail client?

I have Office 2010 (64-bit) installed along with Windows Mobile Device Centre (64-bit) on Windows 7 Pro (64-bit). Outlook is set as the default mail client. But for some reason, Windows Mobile Device ...
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How do I prevent a WinMo phone from going into sleep when connected to PC?

I'm working on an application which communicates with a PDA (windows mobile) through USB. After updating the PC to Win 7 and WMDC the connection fails after 30 minutes. This didn't happen in older ...
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windows mobile smsand contact access problem?

i want to copy my sms and contact no.s from my Imate k-jam windows mobile by connecting it as a usb device how can i do so?
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Active Sync Deleted All My Contacts!

I have a mobile with Windows Mobile 6 that I synchronize using Windows 7 using Windows Mobile Device Center. I also use "My Phone" service to back up my important data, especially my contacts and ...
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Windows Mobile deletes my Contacts when deleting a partnership

Sometimes when I reinstall my PC get a new Work PC or buy a new home PC ,ActiveSync, now the Device Center asks me to delete an existing partnership to setup a partnership with the new PC, since only ...
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Can I use a scanner connected via USB on a Windows Mobile device?

Can I use a device such as a scanner connected via USB port to a Windows Mobile based device? I don't have any concrete devices in mind - just general question - is this setup supported? What I'm ...
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What is easiest way to save mms to pc?

I want to save received mms in my PC through a data cable or Bluetooth automatically. Can any one guide me to a phone which supports this functionality or is there any specific software available to ...
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Windows Mobile Bluetooth connection

How could I connect to ActiveSync via Bluetooth while the "Connect via Bluetooth" does not show up in the ActiveSync on my mobile ?
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Video editing on Windows Mobile [closed]

Does anyone know of any video editing software that works on Windows Mobile?
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Windows Mobile 7 corporate device [closed]

Does anyone know of a Windows Mobile 7 device aimed at business use? I’m looking for something with bar code scanning capability. Psion, hand held, and honeywell only offer 6.5 at the moment. ...
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WinMo 6.5 sync error: The following appointments failed to synchronize from the device

I can't sync my phone with my PC, this is the error: The following appointments failed to synchronize from the device... I looked for this appointment but I can't find it. How can I solve this ...
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Ending a program on Windows Mobile 6 that refuses to die [closed]

I have an application that was installed on a handheld device running Windows Mobile 6.0. The application basically connects to a remote server and sends scanned barcodes to it. The application shut ...
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Prevent Windows Mobile Device Center from opening when Pocket PC is connected to computer [duplicate]

How do I prevent Windows Mobile Device Center from opening when I connect a Pocket PC device to a Windows 7 computer? Is this behaving like ActiveSync on Windows XP?
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Windows Mobile 7 Blog [closed]

I am looking for any blog/rss/newsgroup for bleeding edge Windows Mobile 7 news and/or coding. Does anyone know a good one to follow?
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How to import Opera Mobile 9 bookmarks into Opera 10 Mobile Beta 3 [closed]

On my Samsung Saga, I've been using the Opera 9 as my default browser. I just installed Opera 10 Beta 3 and I want to import the Opera 9 bookmarks into Opera 10. How do I do that?
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