FIX: You receive an exception when you build the Nk.bin file and then start SSL communications in Windows Embedded Compact 2013

Introduction

This article describes an issue in which an exception occurs when you build the Nk.bin file and then start SSL communications in Windows Embedded Compact 2013. 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 set the following registry settings on a device that is running Windows Embedded Compact 2013:

Setting 1

Registry location:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Comm\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Ciphers\RC4 128/128DWORD name: Enabled
DWORD value: 0


Setting 2

Registry location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Comm\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Hash\SHA
DWORD name: Enabled
DWORD value: 0


Setting 3
Registry location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Comm\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\KeyExchangeAlgorithms\PKCS
DWORD name: Enabled
DWORD value: 0
When you build the Nk.bin file and then start SSL communications, you receive an exception.

Software update information

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (October 2015) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

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

Status

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

References

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Article ID: 3106795 - Last Review: Nov 17, 2015 - Revision: 1

Windows Embedded Compact 2013

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