Execute an Application on a Device

Windows Mobile SupportedWindows Embedded CE Not Supported


This code sample is named Prun. It demonstrates how to launch an executable on a mobile device, from a desktop host computer.

Feature Area

Relevant APIs


To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution files are copied to the following folders:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6 SDK\Samples\Common\CPP\Win32\Rapi\Prun

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

Using the application

If you wanted to run "test.exe" on the Mobile device for example, you would execute the command:

Prun \windows\test.exe

Development Environments

SDK: Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK and Windows Mobile 6 Standard SDK

Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.

ActiveSync: VersionĀ 4.5.

See Also


Code Samples for Windows Mobile

Other Resources

Remote API (RAPI)