Group Policy with Windows CE

kashwmu used Ask the Experts™
I was wondering if it is possible to run a sort of group policy on a Windows CE device. The ones that we just got have games and office on them and that is not needed on our production floor. Any help is appreciated
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A strict 'group policy' is not available but, depending on the brand and model of your device, it is possible to create an image for a specific use which is then loaded onto the machine.
This is a practice that is usually done by the suplier of your device, but that can be done yourself if you can get the right tools.
If you have a Motorola or SYmbol device, look for de 'integrator Guide' for your device and download the tools as described in that document.
I have no eperience with other brands in this.
Microsoft also makes the System Center Mobile Device Manager which is a purchased program to give you control over all of your devices, similar to Group Policy

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