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Error with ASP.Net on Mobile 6 IE

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URGENT!!.............

I have created a web application in ASP.net for use on PDA's, when tested with IE on windows mobile 5 it works 100%, but now with Windows mobile 6 it does not work properly anymore. All the ASP.net server controls dont function as they should...ie you cannot click on them, like the click event is disabled or something. The link buttons, lists, treeviews etc dont react anymore when clicked on. Is there some compatibility issue with ASP.net and IE on Mobile 6 ?

How can i fix this, Anyone have any suggestions...This is very very URGENT!!
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which device did you test on?
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I tested on an HTC with windows Mobile 5, and it worked perfectly!! Then upgraded it to windows mobile 6 and now it doesnt work properly anymore!
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WHICH htc device?
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Ok, sounds good, but how do i get into the registry to make the changes? What registry editor do i use, or where do i find it? Sorry, im new tp PDA's!

thanx
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That did not seem to change anything!
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Did you soft reset?

WHICH htc device?
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Yes, did a soft reset, im using the HTC TyTN
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when you goto Pocket internet explorer can you go to Options -- View -- and select desktop and tell me the results.
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Still no result. Had no effect!
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Did you download the Mobile 6.0 SDK and test on the emulator?
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I have downloaded the Mobile 6.0 SDK, but cannot get the emulator to cradle properly, and therefore cannot conect to my localhost Server.
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Does it maybe not have something to do with the Internet explorer on the mobile, and that it is for some reason not compatible with ASP.net. Do you think that installing a different browser may work?
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When you publish your asp.net Mobile website is the target the emulator?
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Most PPC Users only use PIE.
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Oh ok..But what i dont understand is why would this app work 100% on Mobile 5 and not mobile 6. ASP.net is microsoft, so its not like they forgot to include that functionality into mobile 6. I just dont understand this, and niether do any of my work collegues! Im stumped
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I think theres a problem with his device because i had 3 devices on mobile 6.0 and they worked better then the mobile 5.0 for all the asp.net pages.
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Well then maybe its something with my code then?? Do i need to specify any special settings or properties in the config file or anywhere else? Is it possible that this is the case?

I wont understand why though, as i am just using the standard asp.net controls such as the treeview, link buttons, lists etc, Do i need to set certain properties for these controls maybe?

Ill try anything right now.. ha ha!
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Try another device if you could
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Otherwise...just to test...Do you have a PDA urself with mobile 6 on it, then i can give u the URL of the site and you can check if it works with urs? Sound like a good idea?

And which Version of mobile 6 did the ASP sites work fine?

Thanx
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I had from beta until now the unreleased versions of Mobile 6.0.

Sure send the URL.
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ok, the URL is http://digitoa.kenteq.mobi

The site is in dutch, but this is what u need to do:

1) login with password :test
2) click on 'Zoek Bestaand Leerbedrijf" the top one - this is a link button, the one below it is hyperlink and works, but the top one does not. Plz let me kno if it works for you!

thanks
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testing....
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I cant connect to the site.
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Thats very strange?? What error u getting, does it work in ur PC web browser?
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It works on my PC Browser and not on my PPC theres a problwm with my data. Ill try to fix and then report back.
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Any progress yet?

I have come to the conclusion that it may be a javascript error. As one of the ASP.NET controls tries to perform a postback it is supposed to run a javascript telling it to postback, but does not do so. So i am guessing that it has to do with the javascript.

Any ideas on this one? Maybe some sort of security updates or such?
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I have to flash my rom to another version. I cant use IE period.

Try installing

http://www.opera.com/products/mobile/products/winmobileppc/

and see if it works
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I have tried to click on

"zoek Bestaand Leerbedriif"  and nothing happens.

that seems to be an error on the page.
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I installed Opera and it works then! So i am assuming that it is a browser problem with the new version of pocket IE. Hopefully this will get sorted out soon.

Thanks for your help! i appreciate it!

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