Symptoms

Assume that you have a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device that has connected to a native wireless network for a long time. The system may crash or reset.

Cause

This issue occurs because of the resource leaks that are detected in the native Wi-Fi driver.

More Information

Software update information


Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (March 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 7 monthly update, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 updates
The kind of processor that each file applies to is visible in the name of each file in the "File information" section.

Prerequisites

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

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

Nwifi.lib

1,921,436

14-Mar-2014

17:56

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Checked

Nwifi.lib

2,133,684

14-Mar-2014

17:56

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Debug

Nwifi.lib

1,696,206

14-Mar-2014

17:56

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Retail

Nwifi.lib

1,921,016

14-Mar-2014

17:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Checked

Nwifi.lib

2,132,792

14-Mar-2014

17:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Debug

Nwifi.lib

1,695,906

14-Mar-2014

17:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Retail

Nwifi.lib

1,914,150

14-Mar-2014

17:59

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked

Nwifi.lib

2,123,716

14-Mar-2014

17:59

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Nwifi.lib

1,687,918

14-Mar-2014

17:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Nwifi.lib

1,891,606

14-Mar-2014

18:00

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Checked

Nwifi.lib

2,066,900

14-Mar-2014

18:00

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug

Nwifi.lib

1,686,562

14-Mar-2014

18:00

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail

Nwifi.lib

1,893,572

14-Mar-2014

18:01

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Nwifi.lib

2,068,762

14-Mar-2014

18:01

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Nwifi.lib

1,688,498

14-Mar-2014

18:01

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Nwifi.lib

1,767,594

14-Mar-2014

18:02

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Checked

Nwifi.lib

1,888,860

14-Mar-2014

18:02

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug

Nwifi.lib

1,595,730

14-Mar-2014

18:02

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail

Nwifi.lib

1,764,748

14-Mar-2014

18:04

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Nwifi.lib

1,833,120

14-Mar-2014

18:04

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Nwifi.lib

1,566,046

14-Mar-2014

18:03

Public\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.

References

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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