Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2005 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2005 fix release.
This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
Information about whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
Information about whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
Information about whether you must make any registry changes
The files that are contained in the hotfix package
You cannot use Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition on an ARMV4i-based device that is running Microsoft Windows CE .NET 4.2.
This problem occurs because SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition is not supported on Windows CE .NET 4.2. The support is not included in the SQL Server Compact Edition Developer Software Development Kit (SDK).
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
914829 FIX: Windows CE .NET 4.2 does not include support for the .NET Compact Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1
You must restart the device after you apply this hotfix.
You do not have to change the registry.
Hotfix file information
This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
The English version of this hotfix 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.
After you install these .cab files, the DLLs for SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition will have the file version of 3.0.5300.0
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
This hotfix adds the support of SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition only on an ARMV4i-based device that is running Windows CE .NET 4.2.
For more information about SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition on Windows CE .NET 4.2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
924811 FIX: You cannot use SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition on Windows CE .NET 4.2-based devices
For more information about the naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
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
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