Developing a Windows Thin Client (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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Windows Thin Client is a minimal version of Microsoft Windows CE that includes the Catalog items necessary to support a Remote Desktop device, including a constrained shell and Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). OS designers can easily create a Windows Thin Client by choosing the Windows Thin Client OS design template in the New Platform Wizard. For more information, see How to Develop a Thin Client.

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Thin Client Overview
Provides an overview of the Thin Client.
Thin Client Architecture
Provides information about the architecture of the Thin Client, including Catalog items provided in the Windows Thin Client design template, minimal hardware and software requirements, and information about the Terminal Server. It also provides information about the Thin Client working with a universally unique identifier (UUID).
How to Develop a Thin Client
Provides step-by-step instructions on how to develop a Thin Client, from choosing the correct design template to testing the device.
Customizing a Thin Client
Provides information about customizing and configuring a Thin Client.
Debugging and Testing a Thin Client
Provides information about debugging and testing a Thin Client, including strategies and procedures.
Migrating a Thin Client
Provides Thin Client considerations when migrating to a newer version of Windows CE.
Thin Client Best Practices
Provides best practices for when you create a Thin Client.
Thin Client Security
Provides security information about a Thin Client.
Thin Client Registry Settings
Defines the registry parameters used to configure Thin Client.
Thin Client Samples
Provides information about Thin Client samples.

Related Sections

Remote Desktop Protocol
Provides information about RDP, including OS design development, application development, security issues, migration issues, and reference pages.

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