FIX: Report ID is missing from the report payload when you connect a USB HID device to a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3-based device


Assume that you connect a USB Human Interface Device (HID) device to a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3-based device. The USB HID device uses report IDs. In this situation, the report payload is missing the report ID. Therefore, the USB HID device discards the report payload.


Software update information

Download information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft. This update is named "Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update October 2012."

The product version, date, Microsoft Knowledge Base article number, and processor type that each update package corresponds to are contained in the package file names that are listed in the "File information" section. The package file name format is as follows: 

Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example, "Wincepb60-110128-kb2492159-armv4i.msi" is the Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder fix that was released in January 2011, that is documented in KB 2492159, and that applies to ARMV4i processors.

To resolve this problem immediately, download this Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update from the following Microsoft website:


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

The English version of this hotfix 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.

Installer files
File nameFile sizeDateTime
Files that are included in this update package
File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Client.cpp10,02127-Sep-201217:14Public\Common\Oak\Drivers\Usb\Class\Hid\Hidclass \Mdd
Hidmdd.lib113,15827-Sep-201217:13Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv4i\Retail
Hidmdd.lib113,92227-Sep-201217:14Public\Common \Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail
Hidmdd.lib113,95827-Sep- 201217:14Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail
Hidmdd.lib227,71027-Sep-201217:14Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv \Debug
Hidmdd.lib227,73027-Sep-201217:14Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Mipsiv_fp\Debug
Hidmdd.lib196,55627-Sep-201217:14Public \Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug
Hidmdd.lib195,50027-Sep- 201217:13Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Article ID: 2757634 - Last Review: Nov 13, 2012 - Revision: 1

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3