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Questions tagged [windows-mobile]

Unless the Windows Mobile device is attached to a computer, such questions are off topic

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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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Installing Windows Mobile SDK without Visual Studio

Is it possible to install the Windows Mobile SDK without having Visual Studio? I am using SharpDevelop to write a Windows Mobile application, but I need to use an assembly in the Windows Mobile 6.0 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Mobile Device Center (6.1) not starting?

I am trying to start windows mobile device center on windows 7 machine. But it only shows me the small green window that is shown at loading time: It is then closed automatically. I am not getting ...
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Windows Tile Modification [closed]

Is it possible to modify the tiles in Windows/Windows Mobile? With modify i mean the appearance of the tile, the margin, the corners (rounded), colours (transparency), animations,... If so, how do ...
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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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Can't stop alarm clock on Windows Mobile 10 [closed]

I set up the alarm clock on my phone for 7:20 AM on weekdays. Later on I changed the time to 8:00 AM, but it continues to ring at 7:20. I switch it off and deleted the alarm. Still it continues to ...
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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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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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Use HTC Diamond as a access point [closed]

I would like to use my HTC Diamond as an Access point for my itouch. Can any one help me out with this?
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How to open software keyboard on Windows Mobile device?

Some of Windows Mobile applications like pocketwit hide the button for showing/hiding software keyboard. It sometimes shows up when I click into the textbox, but that doesn't work here either. It is ...
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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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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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How do I backup/restore contacts on Windows Mobile without ActiveSync?

I'd like to be able to backup and restore telephone contact numbers from a Windows CE device. I had a brief look at ActiveSync, but I don't want to install Outlook or Exchange or to store the data ...
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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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How can I delete files on a PDA using CMD/Batch file

A customer's users are using PDAs (HP iPAQ, different models) with a CRM-Tool on it. If the application and database need to be reinstalled there are some files in different folders on the PDA which ...
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How can I use my PC's Internet connection with my Windows Mobile?

I use Palm Treo 750 running Windows Mobile 6.1. I don't have GPRS on my mobile. However, I do have a broadband connection on my laptop running Windows Vista. How can I use the PC's Internet ...
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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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What's wrong with closing applications on Windows Mobile? [closed]

As far as I can tell, this annoys the crap out of people that do notice and (at max) gives no real benefit to people who don't notice: Why did Microsoft decide to make the "X" on Windows Mobile (or ...
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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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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 (Can?) you synchronize Windows Live Calendar with a Windows Mobile Phone

This is driving me mad, there must be a way to sync Live Calendars with Windows Mobile phones but I can't figure out how to get it to work.
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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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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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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 sync Windows Mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact, Evolution, or Sunbird

I would like to synchronize my Windows mobile 6.1 phone with Kontact. I'm somewhat flexible and would be willing to use Evolution or Sun bird. Provide step-by-step instruction in Ubuntu Jaunty ...
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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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Why is my Sent folder empty in Outlook on Windows Mobile?

I'm using Outlook on Windows Mobile 6.1 connected to an Exchange server. Even if I check the Sent folder in my synchronization options, the folder always shows up as having no messages. Even emails ...
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Windows Mobile and a WLAN with SSID containing special characters

In our corporation we have a wireless network which has a name (SSID) which contains some special characters (e.g. ?!@#$%^&*). Older versions of Windows Mobile (at least 4.x, Windows Mobile 6.1 ...
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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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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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Why doesn't my PPTP VPN connection stay alive with RDP on WM6.1

I have my Windows Mobile 6.1 Device connecting to my home router via PPTP VPN. I am able to RDP into a machine at home and see the screen. This will last for no more than a minute. The VPN connection ...
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Sync windows live calendar with windows mobile calendar?

It annoys me to no end: Is there a way to directly sync Windows Live Calendar with the Windows Mobile Calendar? With directly I mean without using outlook, since this needs to work without ever ...
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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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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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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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How to sync Outlook contacts with GMail and Windows Mobile?

What's the best way to keep my contacts in sync between Outlook (Exchange), my free GMail account, and my Windows Mobile phone? Ideally I'd like to be able to make a change in any of these places and ...
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SMS reminder for Windows Mobile? [closed]

A lot of mobile phones can be setup to emit a reminder beep every few minutes if you have an unread SMS. If you miss the receive signal of the SMS (for example, if you've been in the restroom) you'll ...
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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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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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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?