We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Window Mobile 6 Installation MS SQL Compact 3.5

1,887 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Dear Experts,
According to the msdn guidance I have run SQL compact on desktop and copy advised folder on device (wce500)
But I am unable to find out all three files mentioned below in wce500 folder. Can someone guide me what I am missing?

a.      sqlce.platform.processor.cab
b.      (Optional)sqlce.dev.platform.processor.cab - query analyzer application
c.      (Optional)sqlce.repl.platform.processor.cab - support for replication.
Rgds.
Mehram

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/13kw2t64%28VS.90%29.aspx

To manually install SQL Server Compact 3.5 on a device
2.      Connect the device or cradle the emulator to your computer.
For more information, see How to: Cradle and Uncradle the Device Emulator.
Note:Your computer must have Windows Mobile Device Center or Microsoft ActiveSync installed.
3.      On the desktop computer, start Windows Explorer and navigate to the folder drive:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v3.5\Devices\wce400 or wce500\CPU architecture type.
 Note:
Files in wce400 are designed to run on devices that are based on Windows CE 4.X such as Pocket PC 2003 devices. Files in wce500 are designed to run on devices that are based on Windows CE 5.X such as Windows Mobile 5.0 and Windows Mobile 6 devices.
4.      Use Windows Explorer to copy the following files to a folder on the device:
a.      sqlce.platform.processor.cab
b.      (Optional)sqlce.dev.platform.processor.cab - query analyzer application
c.      (Optional)sqlce.repl.platform.processor.cab - support for replication.
 Note:
The CAB files are named by their supported platform and CPU architecture type.
5.      On the device, start File Explorer and navigate to the folder where you copied the CAB files.
6.      Click or tap the CAB files to start installation.
7.      File Explorer automatically calls Wceload.exe to install SQL Server Compact 3.5 CAB files. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.
Comment
Watch Question
Topic Advisor
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Distinguished Expert 2018
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE