Windows Embedded Compact 7 - M12 2012 Update Rollup


This release contains the update on top of the list.

If previously released updates are not installed on the development system, all missing updates will be installed.


Fixes made in this update:


Update 18 (December 2012)


Component: Browser


121224_KB2777734 - This update addresses an issue with CE device not suspending after downloading files via FTP over IE.


Component: International


121227_KB2764291 - This update addresses a Japanese IME3.1 memory leak on Deactivate/Activate by ActivateKeyboardLayout API


Component: Networking


121228_KB2794912 - This update addresses an issue with DEBUGCHK being hit in WiFi stack when deleting profile.

121231_KB2781052 - Disable Media Sense Registry key functionality update.


Component: Silverlight


121217_KB2791617 - This update addresses an issue with SWE RepeatButton control functionality.


Component: Time Zone/DST


121219_KB2785670 - DST updates for Israel Standard Time



Previously released updates that might be installed:


Update 17 (November 2012)


The Known Issue related to XamlRuntimeCore.dll present in Update 16 is fixed in this update.


Component: Browser


121122_KB2782355 - This update addresses an issue with IE not loading the existing proxy settings over warm boot.


Component: Filesys/Storage


121115_KB2780328 - This update addresses an issue with the disk get formatted even if the DisableAutoFormat option is set in the registry.


Component: Graphics


121130_KB2756037 - This update addresses an issue with artifacts left behind on the display when using Silverlight application.


Component: HTTP


121109_KB2754677 - This update addresses an issue with Httpd server failing to initialize completely at boot.


Component: International


121120_KB2783913 - This update removes the dependency of GB18030 registry setting on SYSGEN_IMM. The following registry file is modified


Component: Networking


121109_KB2750886 - This update addresses an issue with suspension of WEC7 devices while actively downloading a file from the network.

121128_KB2770880 - This update addresses an issue with DHCP causing DHCP_DISCOVER broadcast storm.


Component: SOAP


121116_KB2771361 - This update addresses the exception that occurs while handling a SOAP request from a client machine.



Update 16 (October 2012)


Known Issues in this update:


There is a known issue where the XamlRuntimeCore.dll is being deleted when updating to the current release. Please copy the file from the following locations to a temporary location. After running the installation update please copy the files back to their respective locations. If you have any further issues, please contact Customer Support Services for details. We apologize for the inconvenience and will be sure to have this addressed on or before the next monthly hotfix summary update.



Component: Networking


121031_KB2758141 - This update addresses an assert failure in NDIS stack.

121031_KB2762014 - This update addresses an intermittent crash in netio during boot up.

121031_KB2751023 - This update addresses an issue with USB RNDIS function not configuring static IP when ICS is enabled.


Component: SoftKB


121031_KB2768467 - This update addresses the hang that occurs when SIP switches between XAMLIM keyboards.


Component: Time Zone/DST


121022_KB2739150 - This update addresses some DST changes.


Component: USB


121031_KB2684286 - This update addresses an issue with the delay in powering up of USB HCD after system resume.



Update 15 (September 2012)


Component: Browser


120928_KB2742377 - This update addresses an IE font issue on Japanese Build.

120928_KB2736712 - This update addresses some Internet Explorer issues.


Component: Kernel


120918_KB2755045 - This update addresses an issue with the display driver failing to turn on the display when COMPRESSION-OFF is set.


Component: Networking


120928_KB2711535 - Added IPv6 support for DHCP and IPSec/L2TP.


Component: Security


120912_KB2737928 - This update addresses an issue with Certificates that could allow spoofing. The list of certificate keys under [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Comm\Security\SystemCertificates\Disallowed\Certificates] is updated.



Update 14 (August 2012)


Component: Build


120813_KB2734737 - This update addresses an issue with SYSGEN_WCELDCMD causing inclusion of SYSGEN_MINGDI and SYSGEN_MINGWES in headless device configuration.


Component: DHCP


120823_KB2740023  - This update addresses an issue with TCP stack discarding DHCP unicast packets.


Component: Kernel


120816_KB2740479 - An exception may occur in the new thread generated in CreateThread.

120828_KB2746680 - This update addresses an issue with the possibility of Kernel validating an invalid pointer as valid when the OEM RAM Table is being used on SH4 and MIPS platforms


Component: Networking


120828_KB2743480 - This update addresses an issue with the static WINS server being ignored by iphlpapi


Component: RPC


120809_KB2731955 - Memory leaks may occur in rpcrt4.dll module during suspend/resume with continuous ping operation.


Component: WININET


120814_KB2735592 - This update addresses an issue with HttpOpenRequest receiving "501 Method Not Implemented" notification.



Update 13 (July 2012)


Component: DirectX


120731_KB2735847 - A memory leak may occur when using "RenderFile" API.


Component: FILESYS


120724_KB2731516 - This update addresses the possible infinite loop in the CDirectory::Initialize() function.


Component: MSFLASH


120703_KB2728374 - This update improves error handling and provides fixes to the transaction log recovery mechanism in the Flash model device driver (MDD) module.


Component: Schannel


120621_KB2716156 - WSD is unable to create a proxy on a client using Web Service for Device APIs when hosting Web Service on HTTPS.


Component: SOFTKB


120709_KB2719060 - An input panel may disappear when changing the current SIP from XAMLIM to Keyboard or Large Keyboard.



Update 12 (June 2012)


Component: Catalog


120608_KB2708168 - This fix updates the CeBase.PbcXml file to include a number of Catalog items as approved content for the "C7NR" SKU.


Component: CoreOS


120628_KB2708316 - Under certain circumstances the system locale may not get updated correctly.


Component: DHCP


120608_KB2711628 - DHCP may cause an extra connect/disconnect on Media Sense event processing.


Component: Storage


120606_KB2646031 - This update addresses FSDMGR race conditions and deadlock issues between multiple threads operating on stores, partitions and PNPThread functions.


Component: Tools


120606_KB2710541 - Under certain circumstances the Kernel Tracker tool takes longer than expected to open the CeLog file.



Update 11 (May 2012)


Component: EXFAT


120515_KB2701377 - EXFAT file system corruption may occur when writing to a disk from multiple threads.


Component: IME


120522_KB2683589 - A user may not be able to input username/domain to access a network share.


Component: Kernel


120507_KB2701179 - This update addresses some issues with a watchdog timer.


Component: Networking


120531_KB2717306 - Under certain circumstances RasDial API may fail with the ERROR_PORT_NOT_AVAILABLE.


Component: Security


120507_KB2672845 - This update addresses a security issue.

120530_KB2712419 - A user may not be able to connect to SMB share via USB RNDIS. The registry key should be set HKLM\Comm\SecurityProviders\NTLM "SendLMResponse"=dword:1 to enable NTLMSSP to send the LM response.


Component: Servers


120522_KB2706634 - This update addresses file corruption issue.


Component: Services


120504_KB2579163 - The web server can not be accessed after adding DefaultDomain registry key.


Component: Shell


120531_KB2716304 - This update addresses an error that may occur while freeing the resources for namespace in Hash buckets.


Component: Tools


120531_KB2709958 - Build breaks may occur after cloning an item using the Platform Builder installed on a Windows XP SP3 machine.



Update 10 (April 2012)


Component: Browser


120419_KB2650110 - This update addresses some issues in Internet Explorer.

120424_KB2679205 - This update provides updated localized dialogs.

120430_KB2689356 - Imgcache bitmap is out of sync and can cause some issues.


Component: Browser & Network


120423_KB2643019 - This update removes UI dependencies for headless support.


Component: Build


120409_KB2692550 - This update addresses possible build breaks.


Component: DirectX


120424_KB2694902 - This update addresses an issue with the CObjDispFilter::ThreadProc not working with the thread priority of registry value.

120430_KB2705374 - Under certain circumstances a video frame is not displayed.


Component: Drivers


120420_KB2689385 - This release installs new updates for flash MDD.


Component: Filesys/Storage


120426_KB2689124 - Incorrect amount of used/free space is reported on TexFAT formatted partition when using the GetDiskFreeSpaceEX API.


Component: NETIO


120418_KB2698706 - An uninitialized local variable in IPNAT may cause an exception.


Component: Network


120411_KB2698969 - This update addresses possible memory corruption.

120411_KB2681259 - Incorrect DHCP sequence may occur when the network cable is unplugged and plugged if the default gateway address is not distributed by the DHCP server.

120430_KB2697703 - This update addresses a memory leak.


Component: Shell


120420_KB2703757 - Memory leak may occur when the file explorer is opened and closed within 2 seconds.


Component: SYNC


120430_KB2704750 - ActiveSync may not update Date/Time in non-DST time zones.


Update 9 (March 2012)


Component: Catalog


120330_KB2666258 - This update adds support for Calibrui module.


Component: CoreOS


120322_KB2636175 - This update addresses some issues with UNISCRIBE.

120331_KB2693667 - An error may occur when using BINFS and setting COMPRESSION=OFF.


Component: DirectX


120313_KB2680238 - An out of memory error may occur when parsing certain WMA files with large file headers.


Component: Networking


120316_KB2678235 - Timeout of IcmpSendEcho may not work correctly.

120320_KB2686797 - The event notifications (NOTIFICATION_EVENT_NET_CONNECT and NOTIFICATION_EVENT_NET_DISCONNECT) are not being raised.

120309_KB2672387 - IPv6 default gateway address is not displayed when ipconfig command is issued.

120331_KB2672189 - Users are not able to disable the IPV6 temporary address by setting the registry 'UseTemporaryAddresses' to '0'. A new registry is added to configure the 'Temporary IPV6 address'. The default value is set to '1' (enabled).

130331_KB2675756 - Memory leak may occur when adding/removing interfaces.


Component: OSShell


120308_KB2683496 - When screen is rotated, an opened alchemy application appears on top of Z-order.


Component: SCHANNEL


120319_KB2650116 - This update addresses an issue in Schannel.


Component: Tools


120330_KB2689819 - This update addresses some build issues with the cloned modules.



Update 8 (February 2012)


Component: DirectX


120206_KB2643028 - This update addresses an issue with the color when the output format is set as NV12.

120215_KB2676617 - IMediaSeeking::GetDuration may return an incorrect playback duration when playing MP3 (MPEG2.5 VBR).

120221_KB2676997 - MP3 file with ID3 tag may start playback from an incorrect position.


Component: Drivers


120222_KB2675188 - This update addresses an error in waveapi.dll when multiple Wave drivers are loaded.


Component: Internet Explorer


120206_KB2665677 - When the system has multiple codepages installed, these encoding options may not show under View_Encoding menu.

120213_KB2673281 - This update addresses an issue with window.prompt not working.


Component: Networking


120214_KB2655816 - This update addresses an issue with the same Transaction ID used for DHCPDISCOVER and DHCPREQUEST. When the network cable is unplugged and plugged back in, DHCP DECLINE gets sent out. If a STATIC IP is configured, unplugging and plugging the cable drops the IP to AUTO IP.

120214_KB2643022 - Some devices may not get IP address from DHCP server.

120214_KB2650708 - A memory leak may occur when Bluetooth is repeatedly powered On/Off.

120228_KB2666019 - An error may occur during initialization of TCP/IP stack.


Component: NK


120217_KB2654709 - A user may not be able to run an application compiled with Windows Embedded CE 6.0 SDK on Windows Embedded Compact 7.


Component: Security


120224_KB2670901 - An exception may occur when calling PFXImportCertStore.


Component: Storage


120221_KB2666090 - This update enables mounting of non-MBR storage formatted as NTFS.


Component: Time Zone/DST


120213_KB2645464 - This is a cumulative time zone update.

120229_KB2683399 - This is a DST update for Chile.



Update 7 (January 2012)


Component: Bluetooth


120130_KB2664748 - This update addresses a test failure.


Component: ConnMgr


120131_KB2652987 - Memory leak may occur when adding/deleting Wi-Fi profiles.


Component: CTLPNL


120110_KB2655098 - This update addresses an issue with CtlPnl does not saving new date and time.


Component: HCD


120118_KB2645938 - Under certain circumstances USBPerf failures may occur.


Component: Internet Explorer


120131_KB2642983 - This update addresses file download issues.


Component: Kernel


120112_KB2655254 - This update addresses an issue with soft reset clearing RAM.


Component: MGDI


120111_KB2653928 - MS Mincho font is not available without the AC3FontCompression technology.


Component: SDCard


120109_KB2643050 - This update adds the required logs to help with further debugging of the CTK SD Bus Level Function test failure.


Component: USB


120105_KB2643038 - This update addresses an issue of incorrect synchronization in the enumeration sequence.



Update 6 (December 2011)


Component: Accelerometer


111227_KB2643054 - Accelerometer MDD may not handle orientation message correctly.


Component: Core


111227_KB2634150 - For an image built for a specific locale, the corresponding time zone for that locale is not set correctly.


Component: Help


This release installs updated help documents


Component: Internet Explorer


111216_KB2650112  - This update addresses some Internet Explorer issues.


Component: Media Player


111226_KB2653450 - This update addresses an issue with audio, video and image files not being associated with the music, video and picture player icons.


Component: MSFlash


111227_KB2619270 - The copy of the partition table in the partition driver may get deleted and recreated every time a partition is added causing some issues.


Component: Networking


111213_KB2619327 - Socket connection is disconnected when using RST.


Component: OSShell


111227_KB2643047 - Memory leaks may occur when adding/deleting custom user controls or changing the visual state of the custom user control.


Component: Platman


111227_KB2643040 - A user is not able to 'Enable access to desktop files' while in a debugger session.


Component: Time Zone


111215_KB2633088 - This is a cumulative time zone update.


Update 5 (November 2011)


Component: Apps

Component: Build

Component: DirectX

Component: Drivers

Component: Filesys

Component: FSDMGR

Component: IDE

Component: Kernel

Component: SD CTK Tests

Update 4 (October 2011)


Component: BLUETOOTH

Component: DHCP

Component: MSFLASH

Component: NETIO

Update 3 (October 2011)


This update provides new tools, application updates and bug fixes for Windows Embedded Compact 7.


Update 2 (July 2011)


Component: HTTP

Update 1 (June 2011)