Updated 3/3/2008**GUIDE: Speed up OEM ROMS with NETCF3.5 without cooking

aksd

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Posted this earlier in the Kaiser section.

Until now you could get NET CF3.5 as default only if you cooked it into a ROM. But I've found the registry setting that can disable the default net CF 2.0 and enable net CF 3.5 as default. There is a noticable increase in speed and it shows on the benchmarks as well. I used to get 1320 on mine now I'm getting 1499 with VBenchmark.

What you need to do:

1. Install NetCF3.5 on your ppc.
2. Open a registry editor, I use Reso Regsitry Editor
3. Goto HKLM\Software\Microsoft\.NETCompactFramework (this is usually the first entry
4. When you open this you'll see all the .NET installed version change the DWORD value of 2.0.7045.00 from 1 to 0
5. Chang ethe DWORD value of 3.5.7283.00 from 0 to 1.
6. Reboot
7.Viola! you have a faster PPC

Any questions please post up, hope this helps the few memebrs who stick to the OEM roms.

Update, found a cab that does this work for you at Modaco. Link is located http://www.modaco.com/content/Windo...ct-Framework-3-5-WITHOUT-upgrading-your-ROM-/

and the file thanks to Paul(MVP) from Modaco
 

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cbus

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Which One?

Yes, and it works!
I just downloaded and there are several to choose from.

I tried ppc but it said not compatible with my device so I tried this one:

NETCFV3.5.wm.armv4i.cab. It loaded but unsure if that is correct one or not.

Could you please advise.

Thanks,
 

cbus

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Did a reset and all seems to be fine. Just curious - do you know the difference between the old version and the new?

Also, where would I notice the speed increase the most?

Thanks for the reg hack - It seems to be moving faster.
 

JimSmith94

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I'm running a custom WM 6.1 ROM with DCD's kitchen on my Sprint Mogul. Under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\.NETCompactFramework, only 3.5.7283.00 is listed and it's value is 0. I haven't had any .NET issues, but should I change the value to 1?
 

aksd

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@Jim,

When you change the value to "1" all it does is tell the OS that this is the default ROM .NET, you can try chaning it to one Make sure its the only 1 though.
 

jolas

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I just downloaded and there are several to choose from.

I tried ppc but it said not compatible with my device so I tried this one:

NETCFV3.5.wm.armv4i.cab. It loaded but unsure if that is correct one or not.

Could you please advise.

Thanks,
Yes, this is for wm5/wm6 ppc's.
If you have an wm2003 then you have to use the NETCFv35.ppc.armv4.cab.
 

jolas

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@Jim,

When you change the value to "1" all it does is tell the OS that this is the default ROM .NET, you can try chaning it to one Make sure its the only 1 though.
The only strange think I noticed is that in 'Schap's Advanced Configuration Tool', it shows that I have the previous version of .NET (2.0......)
 

xplode

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This method works really nice, thanks a lot aksd

Iam testing it on Blueangel device with my latest custom WM 6.1 19199.1.0.0 rom

Huge performance gain!!!
 
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