Windows CE Base Team Blog

Windows CE kernel and storage technologies and system tools.

January, 2007

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    What is kernel mode?

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    Posted by: Sue Loh I've talked about this before but I want to really highlight it because I still see people wrestling with it. In Windows CE 5.0 and earlier, "kernel mode" is an access level attached to a thread. If a thread is "in kernel mode...
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    Replacing a COREDLL component in CE 6.0

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    Posted by Kurt Kennett The Windows CE Operating System is composed of many modules. Some modules are interdependent on each other. Most modules never need to be touched in order to provide the desired functionality. However, there are some cases where...
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    Books and other resources for learning about Windows CE

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    Posted by: Sue Loh I am occasionally asked whether I know any good books or other resources to help learn about Windows CE internals, APIs, and more. I wish we had the Windows CE equivalent of the deep Windows Internals books written by Russinovich...
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    CE6 Module Security

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    Posted by Upender Sandadi Happy New Year to everyone!!! I hope you all had a wonderful start to the new year. This was one of those articles I had written before the year end but never got it posted. So here we go. One more aritcle on CE 6.0. This...
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    Automating the Creation of an OS Design Project

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    Posted by: Brent Bishop As promised in my previous post this time we'll get started automating Platform Builder by taking a look at the automation interfaces of the New OS Design Wizard. For this add-in we'll add a menu item to Platform Builder that...
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    Fix: time stamp mismatch on celog.rel

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    Posted by: Sue Loh Posting a full explanation of this error from CE 5.0. Error: Mismatched time stamp on .rel file for module celog.dll requesting kernel fixup. Valid .rel file is required for kernel fixups. It happens if you set the IMGCELOGENABLE...
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    Creating an Add-in for Platform Builder 6.0

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    Posted by: Brent Bishop As Shane Tangen mentioned earlier this week, Platform Builder for CE 6.0 is integrated into Visual Studio 2005 as a VSIP plug-in. This integration makes it possible to create Visual Studio add-ins for Platform Builder. This...
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    Measuring TLB misses

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    Posted by: Sue Loh Question: How can I measure TLB misses on Windows CE? Answer: If you are running a MIPS or SH processor then CeLog will capture counts of TLB misses. On each thread switch it'll record a "TLB miss" event which has the...
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    Platform Builder Automation Introduction

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    Posted by: Shane Tangen Hello from the Platform Builder test development team. Due to the increasing number of requests for sample code and code snippets on how to automate common actions and processes using Platform Builder, the PB team will be blogging...
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    KITL Timeout Issues with USBSerial

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    Posted by: Konstantin Meleshenko Recently the JDP team investigated a group of KITL timeout failures. Each timeout occurred under similar conditions and seemed to be associated with a single bug. At first we were puzzled as to why we were...
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    What the heck's a meme? I don't like chain letters.

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    Posted by: Sue Loh So why am I responding to Mike tagging me ? I don't know. Mike, haven't you got better things to do during the holidays? Spend your time eating too much like the rest of us. :-) For that matter, haven't I got better things to do...
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    Introduction: Brent Bishop

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    I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to the Seattle area after graduating from university. I graduated with a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on embedded systems. I started at Microsoft in September 2003 as a Software Design Engineering...
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