You have a device that has the October 2015 update installed in Windows Embedded CE 6.0. You create a retail image that includes the console window (SYSGEN_CONSOLE). When you start the image and then open cmd.exe, text in the console for cmd.exe is barely readable, especially the "t" character.
Software update informationA supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update November 2015. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the Knowledge Base article number, and the processor type. The package file name format is as follows:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor typeFor example, Wincepb60-110128-kb2492159-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.
To resolve this problem immediately, download this Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update from the following Microsoft website.
Microsoft Download Center
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.
Article ID: 3122173 - Last Review: Dec 9, 2015 - Revision: 1