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Developing OS Design Elements (Windows Embedded CE 6.0)


After you have developed the core elements of your BSP, you can add and customize other elements of your OS design. The following topics can help you further develop elements of your OS design.

Customizing the File System

Describes how to customize the file system by modifying the registry type, changing how the file system stores data, and adding support for user profiles.

Troubleshooting: Performance Insufficient

Contains a list of descriptions of common performance problems with either the OS or the target devices, and provides suggestions for resolving the problems. Contains comparative information on the two registry types (object store and hive based). Includes a list that shows the common use of various types of memory on a target device.

Windows Embedded CE Features

Provides links and information about items that you can select in the Catalog and functionality that you can include in your OS designs.

Board Support Package Overview

Provides information about the elements that are included in a BSP. Includes an overview of the BSP tools that are available in Platform Builder. Lists the different device driver libraries that are shipped in Platform Builder to assist you in creating a BSP.

Shell OS Design Development

Provides information about customizing the shell, shell modules and components, and installing a shell.

Enhancing the Security of a Device

Provides an overview of how to use the security services in Windows Embedded CE.

Signature Creation

Describes how to use signfile.exe to create a digital signature that can be used for verification of the origination of an electronic document and for nonrepudiation.

GWES OS Design Development

Provides information that OS design developers can use to customize the look and behavior of many aspects of their OS design's user interface.

Bluetooth OS Design Development

Provides information about the Bluetooth Protocol Stack and the extension layer, components and modules that implement Bluetooth functionalities, and Sysgen variables that enable these functionalities.

Certificates OS Design Development

Provides an overview of the modules and components that implement certificates in Windows Embedded CE, the Sysgen variables that enable this functionality, and details about how to enroll for a certificate.

Implementing Notifications

Decribes how to implement notifications to informing a user and/or applications that an event has occurred.

Design Template Selection

Provides an overview of each OS design template that is available in Windows Embedded CE. Includes a list of estimated run-time image sizes for OS designs for different microprocessors.

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