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FIX: "C7NR" SKU components are reported as "C7G" or "C7P" by the Run-Time License Assessment Tool for a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based image

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based operating system (OS) design that includes only the "C7NR" stock-keeping unit (SKU) components.
  • You include any of the following five catalog items in the OS design and then build the run-time image:
  • You run the Run-Time License Assessment Tool on the run-time image.

In this scenario, the Run-Time License Assessment Tool reports the run-time image as the "C7G" SKU or as the "C7P" SK, instead of as the "C7NR" SKU.
To resolve this problem, apply this update. This update changes the CeBase.PbcXml file to include the five catalog items as approved content for the "C7NR" SKU. Additionally, the last three SYSGEN catalog items in the following list are moved from the "C7G" SKU and the "C7P" SKU to the "C7NR" SKU because the SYSGEN_LOCALAUDIO catalog item has a dependency on those catalog items:

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update June 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

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 SKU operating system components, go to the following Microsoft website:For more information about the Run-Time License Assessment Tool, go to 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: 2708168 - Last Review: 07/10/2012 00:20:00 - Revision: 1.0

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