Posts by 42Gears Team

Administrators have role-based privileges in SureMDM

Our latest Mobile Device Management platform SureMDM supports role-based administration. Whenever a user is created, it is assigned a user type depending on the user’s role. Following are the available user types: Super User Admin User Help-desk User Manager User End User Super User Super User is created during system installation and is the first…

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How much time to get up and running with SureLock?

Well..just did a quick test. I was able lock down a “fresh” Windows Mobile device in less than a minute, 54 seconds to be precise. Following steps were taken (Note: SureLock Studio was already installed on the desktop): Launched SureLock Studio Clicked New button on the toolbar to create a new project Added Internet Explorer…

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C# code to soft reset a Windows Mobile device

Here is the C# code to soft reset a Windows Mobile device (using P/Invoke) [DllImport(“coredll.dll”, SetLastError = true)] static extern int SetSystemPowerState(string psState, int StateFlags, int Options); const int POWER_FORCE = 4096; const int POWER_STATE_RESET = 0x00800000; private void SoftReset() { SetSystemPowerState(null, POWER_STATE_RESET, POWER_FORCE); } Share this:

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New SureLock Studio features

Latest SureLock Studio release consists on the following new features: 1. Option to display WiFi Signal Strength icon on the kiosk launcher screen 2. Option to display IP address on the toolbox screen 3. Display current date and time on the kiosk launcher screen If you don’t know already what SureLock does, here is an…

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Microsoft to continue support for Ruggedized Handheld market

Ruggedized handhelds are a class of mobile devices that are designed to run mission critical applications while withstanding the harsh environments. Several OEM like Motorola/Symbol, Intermec, Psion Teklogix, Honeywell have been building ruggedized handhelds for several years now. Most of these devices are based on Micrsoft Windows CE and Windows Mobile operating systems. Recent whitepaper…

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How to change file extensions in Windows Mobile?

Ever wondered how to change file extensions on your Windows Mobile phone? One thing is for sure: you cannot use the builtin file explorer program. It does not even show the file extensions let alone change them. Well. there are two solutions: ActiveSync: Connect the device to the PC over ActiveSync and browse to the…

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How to get information about softwares installed on Windows Mobile devices?

Best method is to ask the configuration service provider (CSP). Step 1: Add Reference to Microsoft.WindowsMobile.Configuration Step 2: Add the following statements at the top of the c# code file. using System.Xml; using Microsoft.WindowsMobile.Configuration; Step 3: Prepare a csp string (xml format) and pass it to ProcessConfiguration method of ConfigurationManager. Return value is the xml…

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How to disable "Unsigned Prompt Policy" on Windows Mobile?

Many Windows Mobile (Pocket PC) devices ship with one-tier security configuration enabled. That means if an unsigned application is started, then the user is prompted whether to allow the unsigned application to run or not. If the user based on his/her judgment allows the application to run, the application runs in privileged mode whereby it…

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How to disable “Unsigned Prompt Policy” on Windows Mobile?

Many Windows Mobile (Pocket PC) devices ship with one-tier security configuration enabled. That means if an unsigned application is started, then the user is prompted whether to allow the unsigned application to run or not. If the user based on his/her judgment allows the application to run, the application runs in privileged mode whereby it…

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WindowsITPro talks about SureRC

Brian Reinholz has written about SureRC on Windows IT Pro website where he is production editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine, specializing in training and certification. Thanks Brian for mentioning SureRC. Here is the link for the article: http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/mobile-and-wireless2/SureRC-Smartphone-Remote-Control.aspx Share this:

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