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Installing Communicator Mobile for Windows Mobile from a Storage Card

Communications Server 2007 R2

Topic Last Modified: 2009-01-22

The following procedure shows how to install Office Communicator Mobile from a storage card on the mobile device.

This procedure assumes you are using a computer running Windows Vista and using Windows Mobile Device Center to communicate with the mobile device. In this example, you use Windows Mobile Device Center to copy the cabinet installation file to the storage card in the mobile device. There are other methods for getting the file to your storage card, including inserting the card in a storage slot on your computer and copying the file using File Explorer.

After the cabinet installation file is on the storage card and is inserted in the mobile device, the procedures for installation are very similar to the steps listed below.

  1. Connect your mobile device to the computer running Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) and verify that WMDC is showing a connection to the mobile device.

  2. From Windows Mobile Device Center, click File Management, and then click Browse the Contents of Your Device.

  3. Double click the Storage Card folder.

  4. Do one of the following:

    • For Windows Mobile Professional devices, copy Communicator.PPC.cab to the Storage Card folder.
    • For Windows Smartphones, copy Communicator.sp.cab file to the Storage Card folder.
  5. After you have copied the file, you can disconnect the device from the computer and complete the remaining steps directly from the mobile device.

  6. From the Start menu, open File Explorer.

  7. From the \My Documents path, click the Up button, and then navigate to the Storage Card folder.

  8. Open the Storage Card folder, and then select either Communicator.SP.cab for Windows Smartphones or Communicator.PPC.cab for Windows Mobile Professional devices.

  9. Follow the instructions on the mobile device to complete Communicator Mobile for Windows Mobile installation.

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