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PowerToys 3.0

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PowerToys pack for power-user of Handheld PC's (H/PC) running on the Handheld PC Professional 3.0 platform.

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2.40 MB
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English (United States)
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C:Amie on 05/07/2009 10:35:02 AM


Tips for Using PowerToys
You can run most of these programs by selecting Start > Programs > Accessories, then selecting the program name. Others, such as File Associate, are run automatically when you turn on your Handheld PC

Pocket Registry Editor
The registry contains information about how your device runs. Use Pocket Registry Editor to change settings in your Handheld PC's registry.
Caution: You should not edit your registry unless it is absolutely necessary. If your registry contains an error, your Handheld PC may not work properly.

Flight Scheduler
This program inserts flight information into your Calendar.
Select Start > Programs > Accessories > Flight Scheduler.
In the Airline box, type the name of the airline you're using.
In the Flight box, type your flight number.
Select Next.
Enter your departure information, then select Next.
Enter your arrival information, then select Next.
Select Finish.
Your appointment in Calendar appears. You can make notes here or change other information. For more information, select ? to see Help.

Business Cards
With Business Cards, you can exchange electronic business cards using your Handheld PC's infrared port. You can also exchange your personal or corporate logo with your business card.
Select Start > Programs > Accessories > Business Cards.
Follow the instructions in each dialog box.

Quick Start Menu
This program gives you instant access to files and folders that you frequently use by adding a Quick Start menu icon to the taskbar.
To set up your files and folders:

Create a folder named Start Menu in the Windows directory.
Copy shortcuts, files and folders into the Start Menu folder that you want to see on the Quick Start menu.
To add the Quick Start menu to the taskbar:

Select Start > Programs > Accessories > Quick Start Menu.
To open a file or folder using the Quick Start Menu:

Select Start > Programs > Accessories > Quick Start Menu.
Select the file or folder that you want to open.
Note: To open a folder in Explorer view, press the CTRL key while selecting the folder.

PIM Transfer
With this program, you can transfer PIM data to another Handheld PC (H/PC) using the Calendar and Tasks programs.
On the sending H/PC, open Calendar or Tasks.
Select the item to be sent, then select Tools > Send To.
On the receiving H/PC, select Tools > Receive.

File Associate
The File Associate program is integrated into Windows Explorer. By associating a file type with a program, you can open all files of that type in the program that created them by double-clicking them in Windows Explorer.
Select the file that you want to associate with a program.
Select File > Associate.
Select the program that you want to associate with the file. If the program is not listed, select Other, navigate to the program, and then select OK.
To make the association permanent, select Always Use This Program To Open These Files.
Note: If you try to open a file in Windows Explorer that is not associated with a program, you will be prompted to associate the file. Follow steps 3 and 4 above.

Several sound schemes are available: Analog, Metallic, Organic, and Sci-Fi. To select a sound scheme:
Select Start > Settings > Control Panel.
Select Volume & Sounds.
Select the Sound tab.
In the Scheme list, select a sound scheme.

Network Utilities
Three network utilities are available. You can run these by selecting Start > Programs > Accessories > Network Utilities.

A utility used to verify connections to one or more remote hosts. The ping utility uses the ICMP echo request and echo reply packets to determine whether a particular IP system on a network is functional. The ping utility is useful for diagnosing IP network or router failures.

Options in Ping
Option Description
Count Number of echo requests to send.
Size Send buffer size.
TTL Time To Live.
Route Record route for specified number of hops.
Timeout Timeout to wait for each reply.
TOS Type Of Service.
Timestamp Timestamp for specified number of hops.

Handheld PC's IP address
This can useful for troubleshooting. Run this utility to determine the Handheld PC's (H/PC's) IP address, Subnet Mask and Default Gateway, if the H/PC is set to obtain an IP address via DHCP.

Hostname Lookup
Looks up a hostname; also useful for troubleshooting.

System Requirements:

This download is for Windows CE for the Handheld PC Professional Edition version 3.0 only and will not work on Handheld PCs powered by Windows CE 2.0 or 1.0.


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