Information (.inf) File Overview
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This section describes the information (.inf) file that is included in a .cab file for an installation package.
In This Section
- Information File
Describes the .inf file and provides links to reference topics for each section that you can include in an .inf file.
- Information File Example
Provides a code sample that shows an .inf file that can be used as a template for the common operations that are required for installing an application that is not targeted at specific hardware platforms.
- Windows Embedded CE Strings
Lists the shortcuts that can be used to reference locations where files should be extracted to on the device.
- Platform Type Reference
Lists valid strings that can be used in the .inf file to specify the operating system on which your application will run.
- Processor Type Reference
Lists valid strings that can be used in the .inf file to specify the platforms on which your application can be installed.
- Device-Side Application Installation Options
Describes how to specify whether the installation volume is the main memory volume or a secondary storage volume.