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Our new product: SureCop Anti-Theft Security and Location Tracking Software for Windows Mobile phones

42Gears has released SureCop, a new mobile phone security and location tracking solution for Windows Mobile phones. SureCop provides three useful features to safeguard your lost or stolen phone: Remote Lock, Remote Wipe and Location tracking on map. SureCop also has features for everyday personal use, such as sharing personal location with friends and family members.

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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 get process id and thread id from a Window Handle in .NET CF?

Specify the namespace for doing P/Invoke stuff i.e. calling Win32 API functions from managed code. using System.Runtime.InteropServices; GetWindowThreadProcessId Win32 function retrieves the identifiers of the process and thread that created the specified window. Here is how we declare GetWindowThreadProcessId for use in managed code (c#). [DllImport(“coredll.dll”)] private static extern uint GetWindowThreadProcessId(IntPtr hWnd, out uint lpdwProcessId);…

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