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Windows CE Automation (formerly OLE Automation) is the COM-based technology that is used to create ActiveX data objects, or controls. Limited Automation support was added to Windows CE 2.12 and is identical in both the COM and DCOM implementations.
Specifically, Windows CE Automation differs from Windows NT Automation in the following areas:
For more information on writing ActiveX Controls for Windows CE, see How to Write and Use ActiveX Controls for Windows CE from this Microsoft Web site.