How to Use Windows CE Services File Converter

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This article describes Windows CE Services File Converter and four methodsof converting files on the desktop computer using Windows CE Services FileConverter.

You can download Windows CE Services File Converter free of charge from thefollowing Microsoft Web site:
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Microsoft Windows CE Services File Converter allows you to convert filesto and from the Mobile Device Format without the use of Windows CE Servicesand without connecting your desktop computer to your Handheld PC (H/PC).

You can use Windows CE Services File Converter to convert any file typethat is convertible using Windows CE Services except TrueType font (.ttf)files and Microsoft Windows font (.fon) files. You must use Windows CEServices to convert these font files.

NOTE: Although Windows CE Services does not need to be running when youconvert files using Windows CE Services File Converter, Windows CE Servicesmust be installed on the desktop computer.

To convert files to and from the Mobile Device Format using Windows CEServices File Converter, use any of the following methods:

Windows Explorer

In Windows Explorer, click to select the file or files you want to convert.Right-click the file(s) you want to convert, and then click Convert To/FromMobile Device Format. The converted file(s) is placed in the same folder asthe original file(s).

Drag and Drop

In Windows Explorer, click to select the file or files you want to convert.Right-click the file(s) you want to convert, drag the file(s) to the folderin which you want to store the converted file(s), and then click ConvertTo/From Mobile Device Format.

Windows CE Services File Converter

On the desktop, double-click Windows CE Services File Converter, click thefolder that contains the file(s) you want to convert, click the file(s) youwant to convert, and then click Convert. The converted file(s) is placed inthe same folder as the original file(s).

Command Line

Click Start, click Run, type the following command, and then press ENTER
wcesconv /d<destination> <source>\<filename>
where <destination> is the destination drive and folder of the convertedfiles, and <source> is the folder in which the file(s) you want to convertis located.

For example, to convert all .xls files in the Docs folder on drive Cto .pxl files in the root folder of drive D, type the following command,and then press ENTER:
wcesconv /dd:\ c:\docs\*.xls
To convert all .xls and .doc files in the Docs folder on the C drive toMobile Device Format inside the same folder, type the following command,and then press ENTER:
wcesconv /d. c:\docs\*.xls c:\docs\*.doc
NOTE: All files are converted according to the default specifications inMicrosoft Windows CE Services.
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