When you use a web browser on a device that is running Windows Embedded Compact 7, a left mouse button click may not have any effect inside the browser window. This problem occurs when you open a webpage with a web browser and click a hyperlink on the page.
Instead of going to the associated webpage, the browser does not respond. In this situation, the only way to go to a website is to click the address bar, manually enter a URL, and press Enter.
This problem has not been observed on Virtual CEPC.
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By default, the Windows Embedded Compact 7 browser is set up for touch devices.
To address this issue, apply one of the following resolutions:
You can set an environment variable for your OS image by using the Platform Builder integrated development environment (IDE), the command line, or a batch file. The following procedure describes how to accomplish this task by using a batch file. In this
case, you edit the batch file for your BSP, which is located at %_WINCEROOT%\platform\<BSP>\<BSP>.bat, where <BSP> is the name of your BSP. For example, the batch file for the eBox BSP that is included with Windows Embedded Compact 7 is %_WINCEROOT%\platform\ebox3300\ebox3300.bat.
To set the BSP_NOTOUCH environment variable by using a batch file
To map mouse events to touch gestures, you need to set the registry key
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\GWE\UserInput] to PromoteMouseInputToTouchInput=dword:1. You can either follow the instructions below or watch this
video to learn how to edit the registry in Windows Embedded Compact 7.
To map mouse events to touch gestures by using the registry