running .cab files from a program on the device

Discussion in 'Questions (Windows Mobile)' started by Louis, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. Louis

    Louis Active Member Licensed User

    Hi. Will the "Shell" command allow the execution of .cab files? What I want to do is to detect the .NET version of the Framework that is installed and if it is NOT there, my program goes to my web site and automatically downloads and executes the downloaded .cab file. Thanks.
  2. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    You can execute a cab file with Shell:
    Shell("wceload.exe",chr(34) & filename & chr(34))
  3. Zilvervos

    Zilvervos New Member

    On windows Mobile 2003 i can't find "wceload.exe".
    Does WM 2003 use another program for executing .CAB-files??
  4. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    I think that wceload.exe is used by WM2003 but it is somehow hidden.
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