FIX: NDIS5.1 based Wi-Fi miniport does not connect to AP in Windows Embedded Compact 2013


Assume that you have a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device. NDIS5.1 based Wi-Fi miniport does not work on the device. The device can scan available networks. However, it does not connect to an Access Point (AP).

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Software update information

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (April 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.


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.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Article ID: 2953476 - Last Review: May 19, 2014 - Revision: 1

Windows Embedded Compact 2013