FIX: An SSL connection may fail when you try to make the SSL connection from a Windows Vista-based computer to a Windows CE 5.0-based device

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to make a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection from a Windows Vista-based computer to a Microsoft Windows CE 5.0-based device, the SSL connection may fail.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because Windows Vista adds an SSL extension for stronger encryption. However, Windows CE 5.0 does not support the stronger encryption.

RESOLUTION

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (May 2008). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section of this article. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example: Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products

Prerequisites

This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To clean the platform, click Clean on the Build menu. To build the platform, click Build Platform on the Build menu. You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes or the later file attributes that are listed in the following table.
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File nameFile sizeDateTime
Wincepb50-080528-kb952860-armv4i.msi784,38428-May-200822:43
Wincepb50-080528-kb952860-mipsii.msi815,10428-May-200822:43
Wincepb50-080528-kb952860-mipsii_fp.msi815,61628-May-200822:43
Wincepb50-080528-kb952860-mipsiv.msi830,46428-May-200822:43
Wincepb50-080528-kb952860-mipsiv_fp.msi830,97628-May-200822:43
Wincepb50-080528-kb952860-sh4.msi773,12028-May-200822:43
Wincepb50-080528-kb952860-x86.msi734,72028-May-200822:43
The English version of this software update package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Spbase.lib690,14415-May-200821:57public\common\oak\lib\armv4i\debug
Spbase.lib479,26215-May-200821:57public\common\oak\lib\armv4i\retail
Spbase.lib714,43815-May-200821:58public\common\oak\lib\mipsii\debug
Spbase.lib486,69815-May-200821:58public\common\oak\lib\mipsii\retail
Spbase.lib714,76015-May-200821:59public\common\oak\lib\mipsii_fp\debug
Spbase.lib487,01415-May-200821:59public\common\oak\lib\mipsii_fp\retail
Spbase.lib733,25415-May-200822:00public\common\oak\lib\mipsiv\debug
Spbase.lib495,37015-May-200822:00public\common\oak\lib\mipsiv\retail
Spbase.lib733,57615-May-200822:01public\common\oak\lib\mipsiv_fp\debug
Spbase.lib495,69215-May-200822:01public\common\oak\lib\mipsiv_fp\retail
Spbase.lib587,31615-May-200821:56public\common\oak\lib\sh4\debug
Spbase.lib443,33615-May-200821:56public\common\oak\lib\sh4\retail
Spbase.lib578,48415-May-200821:55public\common\oak\lib\x86\debug
Spbase.lib444,34015-May-200821:55public\common\oak\lib\x86\retail

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 952860 - Last Review: June 24, 2008 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft Windows CE 5.0
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