Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You establish a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connection from a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device to a computer.

  • The device is disconnected from the network.

  • The RDP connection is disconnected.

In this scenario, the user of the device is not notified for over one minute that the RDP connection is disconnected.

Cause

This issue occurs because the operating system on the device uses an asynchronous notification to trigger the RDP disconnection event.

Resolution

Software update information

Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (March 2013) 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 updatesThe kind of processor that each file applies to is displayed in the name of each file in the "File information" section.

Prerequisites

This update is supported only if all previous updates for this product are 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.

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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