Core OS Design Development (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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This section provides OEM guide and API information on the kernel and other core OS services available in Windows CE.

In This Section

Core OS Services Overview
Provides a brief description and links to topics about Windows CE core OS services.
Serial Communications Overview
Provides the following information about serial communications:
  • Hardware dependencies
  • Components and modules that implement the serial port functionality
  • Sysgen variables that enable serial communications
Kernel Overview
Provides the following information about the Windows CE kernel:
  • Memory architecture
  • Scheduling
  • Real-time performance
  • Loader
  • System calls
  • Additional kernel functionality
Kernel Power Management
Provides the following information about power management:
  • Power states and state transitions in Windows CE-based devices
  • Power management performance considerations
  • Power management wake event sources
Kernel Reference
Provides reference information about the kernel APIs available for use by OEMs.

Related Sections

Core OS Services Catalog Items
Provides descriptions and Sysgen variables for core OS services Catalog items.
Core OS Application Development
Provides information for application developers on how to use the Windows CE core OS functionality in applications.
Core OS Registry Settings
Provides core OS registry settings required to configure some core OS services or functionality.
Core OS Reference
Provides reference information on the core OS APIs available for use in Windows CE-based applications.

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