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Shell, GWES, and User Interface (Windows Embedded CE 6.0)


Shell and the user interface includes the functionality that is necessary for a user to interact with a Windows Embedded CE-based device and the underlying operating system (OS).

Graphics, Windowing and Events (GWES)

Describes the Graphics, Windowing, and Events Server (GWES) component and provides information on how to use GWES in your device.


Describes the Shell component and provides information on how to use the Shell component in your device. The shell provides the user with an interface to the objects necessary for running applications and managing the OS on a target device.

User Interface

Describes the ways that a user can interact with a device and its applications.

Shell and User Interface Catalog Items

Provides descriptions and Sysgen variable information for all the Catalog items that appear under the Shell and User Interface node in the Platform Builder Catalog.

Shell and User Interface Overview

Provides an overview of the Shell and User Interface components available in Windows Embedded CE.

Windows Embedded CE Features

Provides links and information about the Catalog-selectable technologies and functionality that can be included in OS designs.

Community Additions

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