Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Discoveries in Windows Mobile

Currently I'm in the developing a new personal project a Theme Creator for Windows Mobile. Yes I know there are a lot out there, but I'm doing this more because the fun of it rather than the product itself. And in the mean time, trying to discover a few things in the Windows Mobile platform.

But on with the discoveries.

The first thing I wanted to know was what was a WM6.5 without any theme, any color configuration... well, here it is:

Scary isn't it? Specially the menu once that the gray text are the disabled items, the active options are black-on-black.

Anyway, to remove the themes and other color information I deleted the following registry keys:


After a soft reset I was presented with the screens above, then I checked the deleted keys to see if they were restored, and they were. Those are the very default of the keys above:







There are a lot of information on the Internet about the themes and colors, and a lot of undocumented features too... And in this process I'm discovering a little bit of both.


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