A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (February 2008). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section of this article. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example: Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products
This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for
this product are also installed.
After you apply this update, you must perform a clean
build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:
On the Build OS menu, make sure that the
following options are selected, and then click Sysgen:
Clean Before Building
Copy Files to Release Directory After
Make Run-Time Image After
On the Build OS menu, click Open
Release Directory, type blddemo clean -q at a
command prompt, and then press ENTER.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any other updates.
The English version of this package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
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The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Steps to reproduce the problem
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
The path of the Ensoniq MDD/PDD audio driver in
the Catalog Items view of Windows CE 5.0 is as follows:
Enable the software mixer by adding the following entries
Entry: SampleRate Type: dword Value:
Entry: Buffers Type: dword Value: 4
Entry: BufferSize Type: dword Value:
Entry: EnableLowPassFilter Type: dword Value:
Entry: Priority 256 Type: dword Value:
Download the NK.bin file to a device.
Connect the device to a Windows XP-based computer by using RDP.
Play an MP3 file or a WMA file by using Windows Media
Make sure that the volume on the Windows XP-based computer is lower than 50 percent.
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