Building a Run-Time Image for a Target Device (Windows Embedded CE 6.0)
This topic describes how to create a run-time image for a target device.
To build a run-time image for a target device
Start Visual Studio 2005.
From the File menu, choose New, then choose Project.
In the New Project dialog box, under Project types, select Platform Builder.
Enter the project name in the Name text box and choose **OK.**The CE 6.0 OS Design Wizard appears.
Select the hardware BSP you wish to build an image for and choose Next. For this example, choose CEPC:x86
Select the category for your design template, and choose Next. For more information, see Overview of Design Templates for Developing a Target Device.
Select design template variant you want to use and choose Next. For more information, see Overview of Design Templates for Developing a Target Device.
Choose any additional technologies you wish to add to your image from each page in the wizard, and then choose Next. To create a default configuration, do not select any additional options and just choose Next.
The configured project will be created and opened within Visual Studio 2005. To add or remove items to or from the configuration, click on the Catalog Items View tab and change the project as needed.
Select whether you would like to build a debug or retail image from the Solution Configuration drop-down options.
From the Build menu, choose Build Solution to build an image.
Once you have built a run-time image for your target device, you can load it onto the target device. If you plan to customize your OS design in Platform Builder, be sure to re-build the run-time image again before loading it onto your target device. For instructions on how to download a run-time image to a CEPC, see Downloading a Run-Time Image to a CEPC.