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Windows Mobile: Some logging tools

If you ever had a windows mobile device that behaved strange you might need some logging to find the cause.

Here is a collection of logging tools I wrote:

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Mobile development: rdp_autologin updated to support clipboard redirection

The source code of rdp_autologin has been updated and now default.rdp will now include some more lines:

WorkingDir:s:C:\Program Files (x86)
AlternateShell:s:C:\Program Files (x86)\notepad.exe

where only EnableClipboardRedirection is working.

Will update the code of rdp_autologin and it’s tools to enable you to control the clipboard setting by the registry. Currently it defaults to ENABLED.

See also previous posts.

Windows Mobile – Ctlpnl.exe arguments

Did you know you can launch ctlpnl.exe to open a defined applet directly?

OK, here we go:

ctlpnl.exe cplmain.cpl,26

will open the Wireless Manager. You can use that in a .lnk file if you need a direct option to launch ctlpnl.exe with a specific applet:

255#"\windows\ctlpnl.exe" cplmain.cpl,26

REMEMBER: do NOT add a newline in the .lnk ASCII file!

Here is a list of know arguments:

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Mobile development: Netstat, know your device’s open ports

On desktop PCs you have the nice tool netstat to see which ports are open on the PC. A customer wanted to know, why his devices do not release there internet connection. The only tool I know, that will show open network connections, is called netstat. Unfortunately I did not find such tool for Windows Mobile and so I wrote one myself:

netstat for windows mobile


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