Ultra-mobile PC (UMPC) Display Emulator

    The UMPC Display Emulator application enables you to test your application's layout and screen behavior as it appears on a UMPC.
    • Version:


      File Name:


      Date Published:


      File Size:

      1.2 MB

        The UMPC Display Emulator application enables you to test your application's layout and screen behavior as it appears on an UMPC. Use the UMPC Display Emulator to confirm that your program is legible, accessible, and provides a great user experience when running on a UMPC.

        The UMPC Display Emulator is easy to use; however, it is not a hardware emulator or virtualized operating system. The UMPC Display Emulator is a developer tool intended to provide a quick and easy way to check screen layout and behavior at screen resolution of a UMPC. The UMPC Display Emulator sets your screen to the resolution of an ultra-mobile PC (800 × 480), while leaving your monitor's physical resolution at its current setting. Essentially, the tool shows how your program, which is designed for a standard graphic user interface (GUI), appears in the typical resolution of a UMPC.

        Note: Because the UMPC runs Microsoft Windows XP, it isn't necessary to run a different operating system in the emulator-it's still your desktop or laptop computer that is running; nothing is different, including the development APIs.

        The UMPC Display Emulator simply intercepts all of the Win 32 functions that include display, positioning, and resolution information and then returns the UMPC resolution. For more information about how the UMPC Display Emulator accomplishes this, see the Microsoft Detours Library at
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows XP Service Pack 2

        Windows XP Service Pack 2; Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0; At least 5 MB of available free space on your hard disk
      • Save the file to your computer, and then double click the application to start the installation.

    Popular downloads

      • 01

        DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer

        The Microsoft DirectX® End-User Runtime provides updates to 9.0c and previous versions of DirectX — the core Windows® technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.

      • 02

        Malicious Software Removal Tool

        This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.

      • 03

        Microsoft Security Essentials

        Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home or small business PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

      • 04

        Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

        Download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to see if your PC is ready for Windows 7. It scans your hardware, devices, and installed programs for known compatibility issues, gives you guidance on how to resolve potential issues found, and recommends what to do before you upgrade.

    Loading your results, please wait...

    Free PC updates

    • Security patches
    • Software updates
    • Service packs
    • Hardware drivers

    Microsoft Suggests

    Download the latest Internet Explorer browser today.
    Upgrade your Internet Explorer
    Download the latest browser for Windows.
    Free download