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FIX: Memory usage by Internet Explorer steadily increases when you view an HTML page that includes a BGSOUND tag in Windows CE .NET 4.2

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Consider the following scenario. An HTML page includes the BGSOUND tag to play a background sound in a loop. You view the page by using Microsoft Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows CE .NET 4.2. In this scenario, memory usage by Internet Explorer steadily increases.

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE .NET 4.2 Core OS QFE 909204. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products


This software update is supported only if all previously issued software updates for this product have also been applied.

Restart requirement

After you apply this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To clean the platform, click Clean on the Build menu. To build the platform, click Build Platform on the Build menu. You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Software update replacement information

This software update does not replace any other software updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes or the later file attributes that are listed in the following table.
   Date         Time   Size        File name   --------------------------------=========------------------------------   Path: Signed   19-Oct-2005  23:48  42,131,456  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-armv4.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:50  42,168,320  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-armv4i.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:50  42,373,120  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-mipsii.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:50  42,382,336  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-mipsii_fp.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:50  42,720,256  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-mipsiv.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:49  42,722,816  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-mipsiv_fp.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:48  41,085,952  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-sh3.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:48  41,090,560  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-sh4.msi   19-Oct-2005  23:48  36,267,008  Wincepb42-051019-kb909204-x86.msi
The English version of this software update 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Size        File name   ------------------------------------------   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Armv4\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:03  70,859,850  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Armv4\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:02  39,650,938  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:04  71,069,742  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:04  39,763,154  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:06  72,099,652  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:06  39,396,412  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:08  72,101,254  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:08  39,392,942  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:11  72,611,806  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:10  39,612,124  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:13  72,598,990  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:12  39,597,492  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Sh3\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:15  65,091,952  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Sh3\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:14  36,461,810  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:17  65,071,310  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:17  36,416,498  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug   13-Oct-2005  23:01  54,389,240  Mshtml.lib   Path: Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail   13-Oct-2005  23:00  33,473,224  Mshtml.lib
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 909204 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 12:16:28 - Revision: 1.3

Microsoft Windows CE .NET 4.2

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