[Wolves] OT end of life of windows?

Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint mark.croft.lug at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 20:06:17 UTC 2016

i got it sorted with the help of a member of the forum that was
specific to the actually satnav. He sells the images of satnav sd
cards so he very useful guy to know and it stopped this satnav going
into the bin.
Took a bit of time to work out how to do it in linux cos he was a
windows guy but we got there in the end. In the end had to pay for a
new 8gb sd card(max the satnav would take) but it was a lot cheaper
then a new satnav and the user was very keen to keep to using the
satnav that he been using for about 10 years now.
Another happy customer from the repair cafe

It really going well.

On 6 November 2016 at 14:37, Adam Sweet via Wolves
<wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
> On 04/11/16 19:30, Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint via Wolves wrote:
>> i had interesting one today with a satnav that is running a verion
>> windows CE. The sd is nuked so i was trying to work out how to
>> reinstall the satnav software which turned out to be windows ce based.
>> So the challange is how to install window CE on the  wwsdcard etc
>> seems like it going to a serious problem soon with devices that use
>> WIndows CE cos there no more support life soon.
>> https://www.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-us/product-lifecycles.aspx
>> I am waiting for the experts on the satnav forum to get back to me
>> with an answer how to fix the satnav which i am guessing will not be
>> easy and time consuming reading threads about other ones in the small
>> model line and prob best to get another second hand satnav really cos
>> they so cheap now. disapposally tech.
> Hi Mark
> I doubt this will be as simple as just installing Windows CE on to an SD
> card. More likely, it requires the manufacturer's firmware written to
> the SD card, which includes the necessary version of Windows CE as part
> of the firmware image. The manufacturers website is probably the place
> to look.
> Adam
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