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Unsupported display when executed during startup

PostPosted: Jul 23, 2008 @ 2:36pm
by Johnny242
Hi Johan,
I'm almost done writing my first application using gapidraw and i have hit my first major issue. When my windows CE image loads up the desktop (explorer.exe) I can execute my software without a problem.

If i change the windows CE image to load up my program instead of the explorer.exe process i get the unsupported display error.

Is there any way around this? I would like the CE device to boot into the gapidraw application, and not have the user use the windows desktop at all!

I tried executing another app prior to the gapidraw app starting so there's at least one more window running at the same time but i still can't get it to work.

If i have another win app running, which starts my gapidraw app, it opens the display, then closes it straight away (getting objectDisposedExceptions)..

In case you didn't realise - I'm using the .net wrapper too.


PostPosted: Jul 24, 2008 @ 12:14am
by Johnny242
When i start up a native gapidraw app (plasma.exe) i get a dialog saying that the application requires a 16-bit pocket pc or smartphone.

I think either the gapidraw library needs the explorer.exe process running (or depends on one), or the display isn't configured correctly until explorer.exe starts..

Edit: The display seems to be configured properly, the resolution, bits per pixel, number of colours, etc. are all setup properly upon startup of the device.

PostPosted: Jul 24, 2008 @ 7:44am
by Johan

I sent you a PM


PostPosted: Jul 29, 2008 @ 11:51am
by Johnny242
Hi Johan,
Did you receive my reply? I sent it by email


PostPosted: Jul 29, 2008 @ 8:29pm
by Johan
Yes, received it. Was on travel since July 24 and the place I visited did not have Internet access. I just got back home.

Will get back to you ASAP.