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SureLock Studio : New Release (2009.10.4)

We are pleased to announce the release of SureLock Studio v2009.10.4. This release has some nice feature additions: Select “Approved” program from Standard Programs List. No more typing of long paths. Merge multiple cabs into a single cab to make deployment easier Selectively enable hardware keys Option to change border color of the Kiosk Main…

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SureLock Studio supports WM 6.5 devices

We have done extensive testing of SureLock on WM 6.5 environment and the software has behaved perfectly well. That puts WM 6.5 on the supported list of platforms. Here is the latest list: Supported Platforms: * Windows Mobile 6.5 (Classic & Professional) * Windows Mobile 6.1 (Classic & Professional) * Windows Mobile 6.0 (Classic &…

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Programmatically display system tray icon on Windows Mobile

As a Windows Mobile user you would have seen some icons near to the bottom right corner of the Today screen. These icons give users ability to easily launch the application or show an menu with more choices. This post discusses the steps and code to put your own icon in the system tray. I…

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Debugging CeRAPIInvoke Calls

RAPI (Remote API) dlls are loaded by rapiclnt.exe on the Windows Mobile device when CeRapiInvoke API is called by the desktop application. CeRapiInvoke is a general-purpose API to remotely execute a function on a Windows Mobile device that is connected to the desktop over ActiveSync. To debug your RAPI dll, do the following. 1. Launch…

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Create full screen application in .Net CF

Applications can use the screen real estate to their benefit by running in full screen mode. If you are developing your application in .NET CF, there are 2 ways to make it full screen. In Code Put the following code into your form’s Load() method like below. private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { this.FormBorderStyle…

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Better customer support with Live Chat

We recently started using Meebo Live Chat on our website. It is working out really well. Earlier with emails going back and forth used to take a few hours if not days to resolve any problem. It’s now down to a few minutes. Saves everybody’s time. All the visitors and existing customers are happy about…

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Windows Mobile Shortcuts

Shortcuts makes it easy for users to launch applications. Shortcut files have “.lnk” extension and they take up very little storage space. Shortcuts contain information about the application to launch along with any parameter information. They are really handy if predetermined values need to be passed to the application as command line parameters. How to…

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SureLock Studio: New Release (2009.09.15.0)

We have released SureLock Studio v2009.09.15.0. This release has some new feature additions: Phone Signal Status Indicator on the Kiosk Main Screen Speaker Volume control Align Screen (Stylus Calibration) support Share this:

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How to find Phone Signal Strength in Windows Mobile?

There is no API to determine the current signal strength of the phone radio on a Windows Mobile Phone Device. But as it changes the status is updated in the registry at the following location. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemStatePhone] “Signal Strength” value represents the signal value (0-100). The operating system uses this value to show the bars on…

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