This article describes an issue that occurs when a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device can't connect to the preferred APs 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.
Assume that you have multiple access points (AP) on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device. If you connect to several APs, the APs will all be marked as preferred. After multiple restarts, the ProfileList registry key may reach an OS4096 limit. Therefore, the device does not connect to the preferred APs.
Software update information
Download informationWindows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (November 2015) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.
PrerequisitesThis update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.
Restart requirementAfter 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.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace any other updates.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 3120512 - Last Review: Dec 15, 2015 - Revision: 1
Windows Embedded Compact 2013