Introduction

This article describes an issue in which text in the console for cmd.exe is barely readable after you install the October 2015 update for Windows Embedded Compact 7. An update is available to fix this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must also be installed.

Symptoms

You have a device that has the October 2015 update installed in Windows Embedded Compact 7. You create a retail image that includes the console window (SYSGEN_CONSOLE). When you start the image and then open cmd.exe, text in the console for cmd.exe is barely readable. In particular, the "t" character is barely readable.

Resolution

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (November 2015).

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 don't have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't 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

Mgtt_o.lib

1,158,708

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Checked

Mgtt_o.lib

1,300,810

27-Nov-2015

15:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail

Mgtt_o.lib

1,576,326

27-Nov-2015

15:49

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug

Mgtt_o.lib

1,222,406

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Checked

Mgtt_o.lib

1,388,512

27-Nov-2015

15:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Retail

Mgtt_o.lib

1,632,222

27-Nov-2015

15:49

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Debug

Mgtt_o.lib

1,077,254

27-Nov-2015

15:49

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Mgtt_o.lib

1,187,762

27-Nov-2015

15:49

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Mgtt_o.lib

1,220,678

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Mgtt_o.lib

1,047,598

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Checked

Mgtt_o.lib

1,198,786

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail

Mgtt_o.lib

1,320,922

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug

Mgtt_o.lib

1,160,086

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Mgtt_o.lib

1,302,264

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Mgtt_o.lib

1,577,766

27-Nov-2015

15:49

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Mgtt_o.lib

1,214,454

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked

Mgtt_o.lib

1,380,618

27-Nov-2015

15:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Mgtt_o.lib

1,624,904

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Mgtt_o.lib

1,224,428

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Checked

Mgtt_o.lib

1,390,534

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Retail

Mgtt_o.lib

1,637,498

27-Nov-2015

15:50

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Debug


References

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