Steps to Install Windows CE 6.0

Windows CE works under both XP and Vista; the only difference is, if it’s under Vista, a

Visual Studio 2005 update is required to make it work. Install the software in the order

indicated below.


  1.  Visual Studio 2005 (Team or Professional Edition)
  2.  Visual Studio 2005 documentation
  3.  If installing under Vista,Windows 7 AND SQL Server has been installed as part of VS8, install SQL Server SP2
  4.  Service Pack 1 for .NET Compact Framework 2 (file NETCFSetupv2.msp)
  5.  CE 6.0 Be sure to select “Shared Source” and x86 in Setup Options
  6.  <at this point, launch Visual Studio 2005 and select Platform Builder as the environment.>
  7.  Visual Studio 2005 (Team or Professional) Service Pack 1 (KB926601-X86-ENU forTeam Edition)
  8.  If installing under Vista, the Visual Studio 2005 update for Vista (KB932232-X86-ENU)
  9.  CE 6.0 Service Pack 1 (Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder Service Pack1.msi)
  10.  CE 6.0 R2

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