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This code sample is named DeviceInfo. It is a Win32 Desktop component that demonstrates the use of Remote API (RAPI) interfaces. It retrieves information about the mobile device connected through ActiveSync. Once the information is collected, it is printed on the console window.

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To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution files are copied to the following folders:

    C:\Program Files\Windows CE Tools\wce500\Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC SDK\Samples\CPP\Win32\DeviceInfo\DeviceInfo.sln

    C:\Program Files\Windows CE Tools\wce500\Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK\Samples\CPP\Win32\DeviceInfo\DeviceInfo.sln

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).
  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

To use the application

  • With the mobile device connected, execute "DeviceInfo.exe" from a command line.


Pocket PC SDK: Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC SDK.
Smartphone SDK: Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK.
Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.
ActiveSync: Version 4.0.

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