For those who want to use Windows Marketplace for Mobile now and have an older device (Windows Mobile 6.0/6.1) or Windows Mobile 6.5 with the store not already on the in ROM, drellisdee over at PPC Geeks has managed to pull out the .CAB for the rest of us:
Luckily my cooked WM6.5 ROM for the Snap did not have the store built in and so far it seems to be running just fine, as can be seen above. Basically the .CAB installs the link, which then hops to the store via your browser to download the latest store software.
So how's it working for you? Take the poll and let us know in comments! And remember that we're not officially expecting the Marketplace for older devices until next month. Grab the file here at PPC Geeks.
Windows Central Newsletter
Get the best of Windows Central in in your inbox, every day!
Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.
am I missing something here? where's the link to the cab?
yeah, you did miss something ;-) It's where it says "drellisdee over at PPC Geeks" But to help out folks who are " hyperlink challenged" I'll make it even more obvious, lol edit: links fixed :-P
was just wondering the same thing
well Mr Mala"testy" seems your link goes to your ROM article, not to where the cab is located ;)
Touche. Links are fixed. I need to stop drinking so early.
I'm normally not that hyperlink challenged, but I can't find the marketplace cab file anywhere on that link, or on xda.
I'll test this out if I ever feel like it.
I have enough stuff on my Vogue without the marketplace
Works great on my TP2.
Works on my TP 2 also but I don't see any way to tell it where to store the app. The only option at this point is to install and it goes into device memory. Not Cool! Most everyone wants to keep the device memory clean and install to Storage Card. It says Coming soon you can shop online with PC, maybe that will offer the option.
Thank you for signing up to Windows Central. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.