August 1, 2005
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1.1 Obtaining SQL Server Mobile
1.2 Additional Information About SQL Server Mobile
2.0 Installing SQL Server Mobile
2.1 Installing SQL Server Mobile Server Tools
2.2 Uninstalling SQL Server Mobile Server Tools
3.0 Supported Platforms
4.0 SQL Server Mobile Desktop Development Support in Visual Studio 2005
5.0 IBuySpy Delivery Sample Application
6.0 Available Newsgroups and Support
This file contains late-breaking, installation, and other important information on Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Mobile Edition (SQL Server Mobile). It supplements the SQL Server Mobile documentation. You should read this file completely before installing this release of SQL Server Mobile.
SQL Server Mobile is available with both Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft Visual Studio® 2005.
The SQL Server Mobile Server Tools file (sqlce30setupen.msi) is available from within SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005. You can also download the SQL Server Mobile Server Tools at this Microsoft Web site.
SQL Server Mobile Books Online documentation is available through both SQL Server 2005 Books Online and Visual Studio 2005 Books Online. In both cases, the documentation is installed to your local hard disk by the Setup program.
To view the documentation
Any information relevant to SQL Server Mobile that was not available in time to be included in this Readme file will be published in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 905395.
This section contains installation-related information. For complete information about installing and configuring a server environment for Remote Data Access or merge replication, see "Installing a Server Environment" and "Configuring and Securing Server Environment" in SQL Server Mobile Books Online.
If you are installing SQL Server Mobile Edition Server Tools on a computer running Windows XP SP2 that uses Windows Firewall, you must specifically enable the HTTP and/or HTTPS services.
To enable the HTTP or HTTPS service
To uninstall SQL Server Mobile Server Tools
This release of SQL Server Mobile supports:
When deploying a SQL Server Mobile application in Visual Studio 2005, you can deploy the application to:
In addition, applications can be deployed in the following ways:
The IBuySpy Delivery sample application is a complete mobile device application that uses SQL Server Mobile. You can download and install the application from this Microsoft Web site.
For more information about the sample application, see "Sample Applications (SQL Server Mobile)" in SQL Server Mobile Books Online.
For more information about working with SQL Server Mobile, see SQL Server Mobile Books Online. Books Online allows you to send documentation feedback directly to the documentation team at Microsoft.
You can also post questions and find solutions to your problems at the following newsgroup:
For more information about how to use newsgroups, see the Readme file that is included with SQL Server 2005 or Visual Studio 2005.