FIX: You cannot disable using IPv6 temporary addresses in Windows Embedded Compact 7

Consider the following scenario:
  • In Windows Embedded Compact 7, you configure the following registry setting to disable IPv6 temporary addresses:
    Registry entry: UseTemporaryAddresses
    DWORD Value: 0
  • You run the IPCONFIG /all command to see assigned IP addresses.

In this scenario, you find that an IPv6 temporary address is not assigned.
This problem occurs because Windows Embedded Compact 7 does not use the UseTemporaryAddresses registry value.

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update March 2012. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the processor type.

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:


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 do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Files that are included in this update package
File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
For more information about subkeys that apply only to IPv6, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 2672189 - Last Review: 04/10/2012 17:15:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Embedded Compact 7

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