This article describes an issue that triggers a stack overflow exception when you use a Wi-Fi adapter with legacy NDIS drivers in Windows Embedded Compact 7. 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 use a Wi-Fi adapter together with an earlier version of NDIS drivers such as NDIS5.x on a device that's running Windows Embedded Compact 7. When you turn off the Wi-Fi adapter in this situation, a stack overflow exception occurs. After this issue occurs, the adapter can no longer connect to any Secure Set Identifier (SSID).
Software update informationA supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (June 2016).
Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:
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: 3173361 - Last Review: Jul 12, 2016 - Revision: 1