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Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder Evaluation Edition

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This evaluation software is a 180 day trial version of Windows Embedded CE 6.0, valid from the day of installation.

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C:Amie on 07/09/2022 8:37:08 AM


This download is a plug-in for Visual Studio 2005 (except Express), if you don’t have Visual Studio 2005, you can also download an evaluation copy of Visual Studio 2005 professional from Microsoft download center.

This Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 180 day evaluation toolkit gives you powerful tools for building a broad range of small foot print devices that need a componentized, real-time operating system.

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 helps device makers be successful and provides developers with a complete portfolio of tested, selectable OS components. In addition CE 6.0 provides source code access and compatibility with several processor architectures.

Customers who already have projects using previous versions of the OS will be excited to know that this 6th generation of CE features a re-designed kernel.

This re-design enables running a larger number of more complex applications and helps provide a richer end user experience. The CE 6.0 kernel supports over 32,000 simultaneous processes each with 2GB of virtual memory space. Other CE 6.0 improvements include a new file system that supports bigger storage media, larger file sizes and removable media encryption, plus much more!

CE 6.0 enables new device scenarios for the home, work and the field that can easily consume media, share presentations, and connect to cellular networks.

Developers can customize and build a broad range of small foot print devices with real-time capabilities using Platform Builder, a powerful embedded-specific tool, that works as a plug-in within the familiar development environment of Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005.

This free, downloadable version of the Evaluation Edition allows you to easily access the tools and board support package applicable to your device design so you can begin evaluating Windows Embedded CE 6.0 today.

load times may vary based on the connection speed and the number of components selected.

Functionality: This CE 6.0 Evaluation Toolkit includes the full functionality of the product, designed to run for 180 days. After 180 days you must uninstall the product, license the full product version of Windows Embedded CE 6.0, rerun setup, and follow the instructions. Projects started with the evaluation version can be ported to the full product version.

Upgrade to the full version: For information about licensing or pricing of Windows Embedded CE 6.0 toolkit and runtimes, please consult with a Microsoft Windows Embedded Authorized Distributor. Visit http://microsoft.com/embedded/howtobuy.

Important: You must accept the enclosed License agreement before you can use this product. If you do not accept the terms of the license agreement, you are not authorized to use the software.

Before attempting a download, verify your Internet Explorer disk space setting for Temporary Internet Files is 600 MB or larger. To adjust this setting, open the Internet Explorer browser, click on "Tools", then "Internet Options". Under the section labeled "Temporary Internet Files", select "Settings".

If you face an installation failure, you may need to clear the Internet Explorer (IE)Temporary Internet Files because files needed for installation may have been corrupted during download. Clear the Temporary Internet Files in IE and restart the download. To clear the Temporary Internet Files, open the IE browser, click on Tools, then Internet Options. Under the section labeled Temporary Internet Files, select Delete Files.

System Requirements:

Supported Operating Systems:Windows 2000 Service Pack 4;Windows XP Service Pack 2

To develop with this toolkit your development workstation needs:
• 933 megahertz (MHz) processor; 2 gigahertz (GHz) recommended
• 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM; 1GB recommended
• Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional Service Pack 4 or Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional Service Pack 2 (English or Japanese recommended)
• 18 GB of available space required on installation drive
• 1 GB of available space required on system drive
• DVD-ROM Drive
• Display monitor that supports 1024 x 768 high color - 16-bit
• Keyboard and Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device


6.0 R3
17.38 MB
MD5: 7EC03E7C2401E252D85492BE8DE16756
6.0 R3
22.37 MB
MD5: 7CDEDAD21EB37EB0B11E20636CE35B88
6.0 R3
42.30 MB
MD5: D33E7EA4BCB402AEB342CF851B785327
6.0 R3
43 KB
MD5: 43782BE31AE8F607F5992F65322B8564
Windows Embedded CE 6.0.msi
6.0 R3
10.47 MB
MD5: C60CDBD213289A7FFCCC7420A4519974


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