This article describes an issue that occurs when you pass a URL to the ShellExecuteEx API by using the lpFile parameter in Windows Embedded Compact 2013. An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

Assume that you use the ShellExecuteEx API on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device. When you pass a URL to the API by using the lpFileĀ parameter, the API fails, and returns the error code 2 (ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND).

Resolution

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (November 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

More Information

Restart requirement

After you apply this 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 Solution, and then click Build Solution.

  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.

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.

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.

Files that are included in this hotfix package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Shlexec.cpp

35,825

11-Nov-2014

05:50

Premium\Private\Winceos\Osshell\Shellapi\Shexec

Shexec.lib

57,666

21-Nov-2014

10:15

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Shexec.lib

77,332

21-Nov-2014

10:14

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Shexec.lib

76,516

21-Nov-2014

10:15

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Shexec.lib

50,580

21-Nov-2014

10:15

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Shexec.lib

88,894

21-Nov-2014

10:14

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Shexec.lib

70,750

21-Nov-2014

10:16

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked



Status

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

References

For more information about software update terminology, see Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates.

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