FIX: The "pdwCodePages [out]" parameter always returns 0 when the "IMLangFontLink::GetFontCodePages" method is called in Windows Embedded Compact 7


When an application calls the IMLangFontLink::GetFontCodePages method on a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device, the pdwCodePages [out] parameter always returns 0. This problem even occurs when the given font can be output.


Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update April 2013. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the processor type.

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 monthly update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center 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 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
Files that are included in this update package


For information about the IMLangFontLink::GetFontCodePages method, see IMLangFontLink::GetFontCodePages (Windows Embedded CE 6.0).

For information about software update terminology, see Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates .

Article ID: 2844097 - Last Review: May 13, 2013 - Revision: 1

Windows Embedded Compact 7