How to: Provision a Device in a Visual Basic or Visual C# Project
Provisioning a device refers to adding digital certificates to the certificate stores of the device. For more information, see How Device Security Affects Application Execution.
The following steps assume:
You have a Smart Device Visual Basic or Visual C# project in your solution. For more information, see Programming for Devices Using the .NET Compact Framework.
You have signed the application. For more information, see How to: Sign a Visual Basic or Visual C# Application (Devices).
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To provision a device in a managed device project
In Solution Explorer, right-click the Visual Basic or Visual C# project, and then click Properties.
Open the Devices page.
In the Device provisioning box, select one of the following options:
Don’t Provision the Target Device
Provision the Privileged Store
Provision the Unprivileged Store