Update rollup includes a security update for Windows Embedded Compact 7 (September 2016)

An update rollup is available for Windows Embedded Compact 7. This rollup resolves the security issues that are described in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

  • 2862152 Microsoft security advisory: Vulnerability in IPsec could allow security feature bypass

    Note In desktop operating systems, the following registry entry is used to set parameters for certificate authentication:
    However, in Windows Embedded Compact 7, the registry entry is located in the following path:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Drivers\BuiltIn\IKEEXT\ Parameters\IPsecTunnelConfig\IKEV1\Cert


Software update information

Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (September 2016) is now available from Microsoft. To download the Windows Embedded Compact 7 monthly update, go to the following Microsoft Download Center webpage:

The kind of processor that each file applies to is visible in the name of each file in the "File information" section.


This update is supported only if all previous updates for this product are 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 don't have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace any other updates.

File information

More Information

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Article ID: 3174134 - Last Review: Oct 25, 2016 - Revision: 1