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On a Windows CE 4.2-based device, you try to run the DMInstaller_CE4.2_ARM.exe file that is included in Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Device Management Feature Pack update or in SMS 2003 R2. However, you receive the following error message:
DMInstaller_ce4.2_arm is not a valid Windows CE application
This problem occurs because the DMInstaller_CE4.2_ARM.exe file cannot run in Windows CE 4.2.
To resolve this problem, run the DmInstaller_WinCE4.2_arm.exe file that is included in this hotfix.
To install the Windows CE 4.2 device client, follow these steps:
Verifying that the device client works correctlyThe device client works correctly on a device that is running Windows CE 4.2.0 or a later version if the necessary operating system components are included in the build of Windows CE. Verify that the following conditions are true:
Device Management Setup WizardAfter you install the appropriate device client, make sure that device client is working. To do this, follow these steps:
Device management point serverAdditionally, verify the functionality of the device client on a device management point server. To do this, verify that the following conditions are true:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesTo install this hotfix, the following prerequisites are required:
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the device after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix 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.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates