Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 now available

Microsoft has released Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 for Windows Vista. The Windows Mobile Device Center enables you to set up new partnerships, synchronize content and manage music, pictures and video with Windows Mobile powered devices (Windows Mobile 2003 or later).

Version 6.1 adds a number of enhancements (including the expected file synchronization for smartphones that had been missing):

  • Windows Mobile 6 feature support
    • Information Rights Management activation – Automatically configure the Windows Mobile 6 device to open IRM-protected documents and files
    • HTML mail – Set up your Windows Mobile 6 device to sync HTML-formatted mail
    • Certificate Enrollment – Acquire certificates through the PC the Windows Mobile 6 device is currently connected to
    • Allow data connections on the Windows Mobile 6 device when connected to the PC
    • File synchronization for smartphones – Synchronize files with your Windows Mobile 6 devices, including both touch screen and non-touch screen devices
  • Automatic device authentication – Connect the Windows Mobile device to the PC without the need to enter the device-lock PIN every time upon connect
  • Product Registration – Register your Windows Mobile device and get connected to information and offers available for your device

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