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PowerToys 1.0

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PowerToys pack for power-user of Handheld PC's (H/PC) running on the Microsoft Windows CE 1.0 platform.

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File Name:
powtoy.exe
Version:
1.0
Download Size:
1.25 MB
MD5:
49ED947B7332ECD0864E3672A588BD9E
Release Date:
10/02/1997
Language:
English (United States)
Popularity:
87
Number of Downloads:
2318
Added By:
C:Amie on 05/07/2009 10:44:18 AM

Overview:

Features in PowerToys
Paint Program for Windows CE
Create pictures and edit images with a pocket-sized version of the Microsoft® Windows® 95 Paint program. Paint for Windows CE works just like Paint for Windows 95 on your desktop computer.

Cascading Menus
Instant access to files and folders using cascading and scrolling menus. Places an icon on the tray of your taskbar on your Handheld PC(H/PC).

Delay icon fetch speeds up performance 300%.

To launch a file

On the Cascading menu, tap the file.
To browse subfolders

On the Cascading menu, tap the folder. The Cascading menu will display a submenu showing the contents of the folder.
To explore folders in Explorer view.

Hold CTRL while you tap the folder.
Fully customizable, just drag the files, folders, or shortcuts you'd like to see on the menu to the Windows\Start Menu folder.

Mute
Turn off all sounds with a tap of a taskbar button.

The Mute program places a speaker icon in the tray on the taskbar. When sounds are off, the speaker icon is displayed with an X through it, and the volume is set to 0.

Better UI
To turn sounds on or off

Tap the speaker icon
To quit the Mute program

Double-tap the speaker icon
In the Mute Speaker dialog box, tap YES to exit
Remote Control for Windows CE
Note: Remote Control only works on devices with a 480x240 screen size.

Control the H/PC from your PC.

PC keyboard data entry, screenshot your H/PC and make presentations

PC keyboard and mouse affect the H/PC
H/PC screen is visible on PC so you can make presentation and record screenshots
Clipboard is available so you can copy data between the devices

Remote Control works closely with the operating system and must be uninstalled differently.

Uninstallation Directions

Select Run from the Start Menu
Type: rcreg unload
You will be asked to reset the device
After you have reset the device you will be able to use the Remove Programs Control Panel to remove Remote Control
Control Panel Annunciators
Quickly open your favorite control panels from the taskbar.

To add control panel buttons to the taskbar

In Control Panel, select all the control panels you would like to appear as taskbar buttons.
ALT + TAP one of the selected control panels, and then tap Add Annunciator on the shortcut menu.
To remove control panel buttons from the taskbar

In Control Panel, select all the control panels you would like to remove.
ALT + TAP one of the selected control panels you selected, and tap Remove Annunciator on the shortcut menu.
Sound Schemes
Copy one or more of the following custom sound schemes to your H/PC. Use the Volume & Sounds control panel's Sound tab to activate them The following schemes are available: Analog, Metallic, Organic

Bitmap Tiles
Copies 9 more bitmaps to your H/PC
Use the Display control panel to select a new image as the Windows CE wallpaper
The following bitmaps are available: Arcade, Argyle, Cars, Castle, Chitz, Concrete, Honey, Squares, Thatch.

System Requirements:

This download is for Handheld PCs running Windows CE 1.0 only. This download will not work on Handheld PCs powered by Windows CE 2.0.

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