This article describes an issue that triggers a stack overflow exception when you use a Wi-Fi adapter with legacy NDIS drivers on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013 device. 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're using a Wi-Fi adapter with a legacy version of the NDIS drivers, such as NDIS5.x, on a device that's running Windows Embedded Compact 2013. 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 information
Download informationWindows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (August 2016) 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: 3185287 - Last Review: Sep 14, 2016 - Revision: 1