FIX: A handle leak occurs when the Pictor service is updated several times on a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2-based device

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SYMPTOMS

A Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2-based device runs an image that includes the Windows Network Projector catalog item. When the Pictor service is updated several times, the memory usage increases. A handle leak is detected when you use the Application Verifier tool. The Pictor service is updated in some cases. For example, you enter a projector name in the splash screen after you start the device. After you press Accept, the splash screen returns to the startup window.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the old thread handle is not closed when the Pictor service is updated.

RESOLUTION

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 6.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (May 2009). 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 do this, use one of the following methods:
  • On the Build menu, click Clean, and then click Build Platform
  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Platform.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

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 sizeDateTime
Wincepb60-090511-kb970724-armv4i.msi840,19211-May-200922:30
Wincepb60-090511-kb970724-mipsii.msi830,46411-May-200922:30
Wincepb60-090511-kb970724-mipsii_fp.msi830,46411-May-200922:30
Wincepb60-090511-kb970724-mipsiv.msi833,02411-May-200922:30
Wincepb60-090511-kb970724-mipsiv_fp.msi833,02411-May-200922:30
Wincepb60-090511-kb970724-sh4.msi819,71211-May-200922:30
Wincepb60-090511-kb970724-x86.msi796,67211-May-200922:30


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File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Windows embedded ce 6.0_update_kb970724.htm7,62211-May-200922:25090511_kb970724
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:27Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Debug
Pictorservice.lib664,33808-May-200918:27Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Debug
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:27Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Retail
Pictorservice.lib530,04808-May-200918:27Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Retail
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:28Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug
Pictorservice.lib657,78808-May-200918:28Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:27Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail
Pictorservice.lib524,22008-May-200918:28Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:28Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug
Pictorservice.lib657,85808-May-200918:29Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:28Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail
Pictorservice.lib524,37008-May-200918:28Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:29Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug
Pictorservice.lib661,33408-May-200918:29Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:29Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail
Pictorservice.lib527,63808-May-200918:29Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:30Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug
Pictorservice.lib661,40408-May-200918:30Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:29Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail
Pictorservice.lib527,78808-May-200918:30Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:31Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug
Pictorservice.lib605,55208-May-200918:31Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:30Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail
Pictorservice.lib498,19208-May-200918:30Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:26Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug
Pictorservice.lib594,00008-May-200918:27Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug
Pictorservice.def55308-May-200918:26Public\Rdp\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail
Pictorservice.lib498,76808-May-200918:26Public\Rdp\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

Properties

Article ID: 970724 - Last Review: May 28, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2
Keywords: 
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