On-demand hotfix update package for SQL Server Compact 4.0 Service Pack 1

Applies to: SQL Server Compact 4.0

After you apply this hotfix, to make it works well, rebuild all indexes manually or use compact method to rebuild all the indexes automatically.

This article describes an on-demand hotfix update package for Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server Compact 4.0 SP1. To apply this hotfix package, you must have SQL Server Compact 4.0 SP1 installed on your computer.

Note The build number of the hotfix update package is 4.0.8902.00.

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How to obtain this hotfix update package

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Hotfixes that are included in this hotfix update package

Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that discuss these hotfixes will be released as they become available.

For more information about the SQL Server issues, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
VSTS bug numberKB article numberDescription
23104982984052 FIX: Unexpected ordering when you run ORDER BY statement on a column that contains "-" in SQL Server Compact 4.0
2685130 2984053 FIX: "ConnectionString cannot be null" when you use folder redirection with offline files
2674384 2979868 FIX: It takes longer time than flush interval to flush committed transactions in SQL Server Compact 4.0

Hotfix update package information


To apply this hotfix update package, you must be running SQL Server Compact 4.0 SP1.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix update.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.