Disabling the Welcome Screen on a Pocket PC 2003 Device

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Question

How to disable the Welcome Screen so I don't have to see the cut and paste demo

Facts

Pocket PC 2003 Device

Answer

This is part of the Pocket PC 2003 Operating System, known as the “Welcome Screen”.

Create a registry file to disable the “Welcome Screen” at startup.
  1. Open Notepad on the PC.
  2. Type in the following registry entry:
             [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Welcome]

             “Disable”=dword:FFFFFFFD
  1. Save the file as notwelcome.reg.
  2. Place the file on the Pocket PC 2003 Terminal in the Application Folder using ActiveSync.
  3. Cold boot the terminal.