Crash after online streaming if IMGENABLEHEAPSENTINEL is set in Windows Embedded Compact 2013


When a Windows Embedded Compact 2013 device streams online media content, a crash can occur after the streaming is completed. This issue is observed only if the IMGENABLEHEAPSENTINEL variable is set in the operating system image.


Software update information

Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update for June 2016 is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.


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 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


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


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Article ID: 3174145 - Last Review: Jul 19, 2016 - Revision: 1