FIX: Memory usage inscreases when you suspend and resume a Windows Embedded Compact 7 device that has a Wi-Fi adapter attached

Introduction

This article describes an issue in which an increase in memory usage occurs when you suspend and resume a Windows Embedded Compact 7 device. An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

You have a Windows Embedded Compact 7 device that has a Wi-Fi adapter attached. When you repeatedly suspend and resume the device, you experience an increase in memory usage. Additionally, you may experience the following symptoms:

  • A memory leak occurs
  • The device stops responding
  • An access violation occurs

Resolution

Software update information

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

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

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.



File information

References

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Article ID: 3120996 - Last Review: 14 Feb 2017 - Revision: 1

Windows Embedded Compact 7

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