An update is available for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3. This update enables CryptoAPI 2.0 APIs to support the Secure Hash Algorithm 2 (SHA2) signature algorithm. After you apply this update, the trust level of a server certificate that uses the SHA2 signature algorithm can be verified in a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connection when the certificate is in the root store.
A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (April 2010). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is as follows:
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 how to obtain Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products
This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.
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, and then click Build Platform.
On the Build menu, click Rebuild Platform.
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.
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.