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FIX: "Sharing violation" error when you build a run-time image for a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3-based OS design

Consider the following scenario:
  • You create an operating system design that is based on Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3.
  • You try to enable an additional code page on the operating system design.
  • You build a run-time image for the operating system design.
In this scenario, a "Sharing violation" error is logged in the build log. Additionally, the additional code page is not included in the run-time image.

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update January 2013. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the Microsoft Knowledge Base article number, and the processor type. The package file name format is as follows:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example, Wincepb60-110128-kb2492159-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in Knowledge Base article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

Note This Windows Embedded CE 6.0 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.
Installer files

File nameFile sizeDateTime
Files that are included in this hotfix package

File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Microsoft.platformbuilder.common.dll391,36814-Jan-201322:20Pb\Cepb \Idevs
Microsoft.platformbuilder.common.dll391,36814-Jan-201322:20Program files\Microsoft platform builder\6.00\Cepb\Idevs

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about how to enable an additional code page, go to the following 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: 2793302 - Last Review: 02/11/2013 18:01:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3

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