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SDK for Windows Mobile 2003-based Pocket PCs

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This version of the Pocket PC 2003 SDK allows you to create Pocket PC 2003 applications using eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 (with Service Pack 3), and applications written in C# or Visual Basic .NET using Visual Studio .NET 2003.
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    3/9/2009

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    Microsoft Pocket PC 2003 SDK.msi

    84.1 MB

      This version of the Pocket PC 2003 SDK allows you to create Pocket PC 2003 applications using eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 (with Service Pack 3), and applications written in C# or Visual Basic .NET using Visual Studio .NET 2003.
  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows XP

  • Install Instructions

      The following installation steps requires you to be logged onto to your computer using an account with Local Administrator privileges.
      Please disable any script blocking programs before you commence installation of this SDK

      Note: If you install the Pocket PC 2003 SDK on a Visual Studio 2003 .NET development platform, and then decide to install Embedded Visual C++ 4.0 — you must uninstall and then reinstall the Pocket PC 2003 SDK as well as any localized emulator images.

      1. Close All Programs, Remote Development Tools, and Emulators Before Proceeding
        You should close the following programs before proceeding with the Pocket PC 2003 SDK installation:

        • eMbedded Visual Tools 3.0

        • eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0

        • Visual Studio .NET 2003

        • Emulators provided with eMbedded Visual Tools, eMbedded Visual C++, or Visual Studio .NET.

        Under some circumstances the Windows CE Emulator or related processes might continue to run even though it seems the applications have exited. It is recommended that you reboot your computer before proceeding with the installation to ensure no conflicts with running programs occur.

      2. Uninstall Previous Versions of the Pocket PC 2003 SDK
        You do not need to uninstall any version of the Pocket PC 2002 SDK to use the Pocket PC 2003 SDK, but any previous versions of the Pocket PC 2003 SDK do need to be uninstalled. If you are upgrading from a previous version of the Pocket PC 2003 SDK, after uninstalling the previous version but before installing the current version, run eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 and view the help contents. After this is done, close help and eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 environment and install the new Pocket PC 2003 SDK.

      3. Install Microsoft ActiveSync 3.7.1
        The Pocket PC 2003 SDK requires ActiveSync 3.7.1 for application development and deployment using eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 or Visual Studio .NET 2003. You must first uninstall previous versions of ActiveSync before installing ActiveSync 3.7.1.
        If you already have Visual Studio .NET 2003 installed, and then uninstall and reinstall ActiveSync 3.7.1, you will have to Repair your installation of Visual Studio .NET 2003 from Add/Remove Programs.

      4. Install eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 and Service Pack 3
        In order to develop C++ applications using the Pocket PC 2003 SDK, you must install Microsoft eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 and Service Pack 3 before installing the Pocket PC 2003 SDK. Note that you can install Service Pack 3 only after eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 is installed.

        Note, installing eMbedded Visual C++ 4.0 Service Pack 3 on Windows Server 2003 may cause a pop-dialog box to come up and prompt that one of the emulator drivers is not signed. You should accept the unsigned driver and continue.


      5. Install Visual Studio .NET 2003
        In order to develop applications in C# or Visual Basic .NET for Pocket PC 2003, you must install Visual Studio .NET 2003 before installing the SDK.
        Pocket PC 2003 devices and the Pocket PC 2003 Emulation images already contain the .NET Compact Framework.

        For more information on Visual Studio .NET 2003 or the .NET Compact Framework, see the: Visual Studio Home Page.

      6. Install the Pocket PC 2003 SDK
        1. Click the Download link to start the download, or choose a different language from the drop-down list and click Go.
        2. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
          • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.


      For updates, tools, and white papers please check the: Microsoft Mobile Device Developers Web site.

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