.NET FRAMEWORK 3.5 ON WINDOWS CE 6.0

Article ID: 69181373

Issue / Question

How to install .NET Framework 3.5 on a Windows CE 6.0 Mobile Computer

Applicable To

WINDOWS CE 6.0/7.0 Mobile Computer

Resolution / Answer

Using a registry editor, browse to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETCompactFramework entry.

This will list the version of .NET Compact Framework installed on the handheld.

An alternative method to retrieve this information is to run an executable in the \Windows folder called 'cgacutil.exe'. 

To accomplish this. You must allow for hidden files and folders. 

1. My Device

2. Windows folder

3. View

4. Option

5. Deselect

"Do not show hidden files and folders"
" Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)"
"Hide File Extensions"

6. Search and Execute cgautil.exe

You should be able to see the .net Compact Framework Version.

+ Applicable Products

  • EC30
  • M60
  • MC17
  • MC18
  • MC2100 Mobile Computer
  • MC3090 Mobile Computer
  • MC3100 Mobile Computer
  • MC3200 Mobile Computer
  • MC36 Mobile Computer
  • MC40
  • MC40-HC
  • MC65 Mobile Computer
  • MC67
  • MC67 Base
  • MC67 Dual WAN
  • MC67 NA Mobile Computer
  • MC67NA Base Model Mobile Computer
  • MC67ND Mobile Computer
  • MC70 Mobile Computer
  • MC75A HF RFID Reader
  • MC75A Mobile Computer
  • MC75A0-HC Mobile Computer for Healthcare
  • MC9090 CE Mobile Computer
  • MC9190-G Mobile Computer
  • MC9200 Mobile Computer
  • MC9300 Mobile Computer
  • MC9500-K Mobile Computer
  • Omnii RT15 Mobile Computer
  • Omnii XT15
  • Omnii XT15f
  • Omnii XT15ni
  • Workabout Pro 4 Mobile Computer