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Introduction

This article describes an issue in which an SD Wi-Fi adapter takes longer than expected to connect to an access point in Windows Embedded Compact 7. 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 install an SD Wi-Fi adapter in a device that's running Windows Embedded Compact 7. However, when you try to connect to an access point, it takes a long time to connect.

NoteĀ If you use a PCI Wi-Fi adapter to connect to an access point, it takes just several seconds to connect.

Resolution

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (March 2016).

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 Updates

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 update package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Wlansvc.rel

691,011

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

708,608

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Checked

Wlansvc.map

391,449

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

307,486

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

364,544

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Retail

Wlansvc.map

169,935

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

892,677

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

892,928

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Debug

Wlansvc.map

412,574

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii\Debug

Wlansvc.rel

187,919

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

561,152

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Checked

Wlansvc.map

395,807

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

76,211

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

282,624

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Retail

Wlansvc.map

173,198

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

192,530

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

786,432

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Debug

Wlansvc.map

417,231

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv6\Debug

Wlansvc.rel

200,650

17-Mar-2016

01:27

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

462,848

17-Mar-2016

01:27

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Wlansvc.map

394,160

17-Mar-2016

01:27

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

69,280

17-Mar-2016

01:27

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

221,184

17-Mar-2016

01:27

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Wlansvc.map

173,749

17-Mar-2016

01:27

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

267,669

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

589,824

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Wlansvc.map

412,071

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Wlansvc.rel

330,541

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

507,904

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Checked

Wlansvc.map

395,993

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

182,380

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

262,144

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Retail

Wlansvc.map

173,308

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

365,979

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

634,880

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Debug

Wlansvc.map

417,728

17-Mar-2016

01:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Sh4\Debug

Wlansvc.rel

690,924

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

708,608

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Wlansvc.map

391,283

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

307,486

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

364,544

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Wlansvc.map

169,938

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

892,590

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

892,928

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Wlansvc.map

412,411

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Wlansvc.rel

187,948

17-Mar-2016

01:30

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

557,056

17-Mar-2016

01:30

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Wlansvc.map

395,808

17-Mar-2016

01:30

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

76,182

17-Mar-2016

01:31

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

278,528

17-Mar-2016

01:31

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Wlansvc.map

173,112

17-Mar-2016

01:31

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

192,530

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

778,240

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Wlansvc.map

417,231

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Wlansvc.rel

187,919

17-Mar-2016

01:30

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

561,152

17-Mar-2016

01:30

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Checked

Wlansvc.map

395,810

17-Mar-2016

01:30

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

76,211

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

282,624

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Retail

Wlansvc.map

173,198

17-Mar-2016

01:29

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

192,530

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

786,432

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Debug

Wlansvc.map

417,228

17-Mar-2016

01:28

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv5\Debug


References

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