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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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Managing Enterprise Mobile Devices

Enterprises are going mobile these days. Employees use mobile devices to access, generate and manipulate business data while on the move. Enterprises like the gains in productivity as employees can work from virtually anywhere. Businesses are embracing mobility due the fact that mobile devices are becoming increasingly powerful these days; some are almost as powerful…

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Writing “Hello World” program for Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 (WP7) is a cool new mobile platform from Microsoft. Developers can use Silverlight, XNA Framework and of course .NET compact framework for developing applications for WP7. What do you need To get started, download and install the following tools on your Windows 7 or Vista PC. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2338b5d1-79d8-46af-b828-380b0f854203&displaylang=en Installation includes Visual Studio 2010,…

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Writing "Hello World" program for Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 (WP7) is a cool new mobile platform from Microsoft. Developers can use Silverlight, XNA Framework and of course .NET compact framework for developing applications for WP7. What do you need To get started, download and install the following tools on your Windows 7 or Vista PC. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2338b5d1-79d8-46af-b828-380b0f854203&displaylang=en Installation includes Visual Studio 2010,…

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SureRC : Remote Administration tool for Windows mobile devices

We have released a new tool SureRC, a remote control and support software for Windows Mobile devices. It lets administrators take remote control of mobile devices and interact with the device using PC mouse and keyboard. SureRC works over TCP/IP networks (WiFi, Wired, GPRS, 3G). You can download the trial version from the SureRC product…

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AirLink is now SureMDM

SureMDM is now the official name of our Mobile Device Management tool. It was earlier known as AirLink Mobile Device Manager. Please visit http://www.42gears.com/suremdm/ to know more about SureMDM. Share this:

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Great news! 42Gears joins Microsoft BizSpark Program

42Gears has joined Microsoft BizSpark Program which is great for early-stage startups like us. Biggest advantage is the availability of development tools licenses and production licenses of server products along with support and visibility. Read more about the program here. Share this:

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Sales increase in December

Exactly opposite to our expectations and projections, sales have gone up nicely in December. It actually is turning out as the “best” month ever. We expected decision makers (for purchases) to be out of office for long vacation at this time of the year, but the results tell a completely different story. Probably we have…

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