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FIX: The device may crash during the startup process when you use Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder to load an image by connecting through a hardware probe

You use Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder to load an image by connecting through a hardware probe. After the download is complete, the image starts. During the startup process, the device may crash when the Notify.dll file is loaded. Additionally, you may receive relative messages about the Udevice.exe file in the output window.
When Platform Builder reads the resource section of the loaded module by using a hardware probe, Platform Builder converts the virtual address to a physical address by translating the page table. However, the page that contains the resource section has not been paged yet. Therefore, the translation for the physical address is incorrect.

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 6.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (November 2008). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section of this article. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example: Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. 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 are also applied.

Restart requirement

After you apply this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:
  • On the Buildmenu, click Clean, and then click Build Platform.
  • On the Buildmenu, click Rebuild Platform.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Hotfix replacement information

This software update does not replace any other software updates.

File information

The English version of this package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
File nameFile sizeDateTime
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 item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePath
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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: 959879 - Last Review: 10/09/2011 20:34:00 - Revision: 2.0

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