FIX: Kernel crashes after you add OAL code to a project and enable symmetric multiprocessing in Windows Embedded Compact 7

This article describes a Windows Embedded Compact 7 issue that causes the kernel to crash after you add more OAL code to a project and then enable symmetric multiprocessing. An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.
You add more OEM adaption layer (OAL) code in your project and then you rebuild the kernel in Windows Embedded Compact 7. After you enable symmetric multiprocessing (IMGMPENABLE=1), the kernel crashes.

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (June 2015).

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
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Article ID: 3073434 - Last Review: 07/14/2015 16:21:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Embedded Compact 7

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