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This code sample is named Memwatcher. It demonstrates how to create a custom Today Screen for devices running Windows Mobile Professional or Windows Mobile Classic.

Feature Area

Relevant APIs


To run the code sample
  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution file is copied to the following folder:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6.5.3 DTK\Samples\PocketPC\CPP\win32\memwatcher

    Microsoft Visual Studio launches and loads the solution.

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

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

To use the application
  1. Copy the CAB file to your mobile device and execute it.

  2. From the Startmenu on the mobile device, click Settings> Personal> Today> Items.

  3. Click OK. This causes Windows Mobile to reload all of the Today Screen applications, including Memwatcher.


This sample builds as a DLL called Memwatcher.dll, and creates a CAB file called

Development Environments

Pocket PC SDK:Windows Mobile Professional SDK 

Development Environment:Visual Studio 2005 or 2008.

ActiveSync:Version 4.5.

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