get rid of the application manager popping up when cradling the device.
delete these keys from your desktop registry
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows CE Services\AppMgr]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows CE Services\AutoStartOnConnect]
"CEAppMgr"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Microsoft ActiveSync\\CEAPPMGR.EXE\" /autorun"
don't ever ask if you want to partner with the cradled device
add this registry key to your device registry: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows CE Services]
make the extended rom visible
delete this key from your device registry:
enable atdbg logging
set this key in your device registry:
where is the ownerinformation?
the keys 'Owner' and 'Notes'
stored as unicode in binary data