Custom registry setting is not applied correctly when you use Registry Filter in Windows Embedded POSReady 7 or in Windows Thin PC

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You use the Registry Filter feature┬áto configure custom registry settings on a device that is running Windows Embedded POSReady 7 or Windows Thin PC.

  • You use the Regfcfg.exe utility to apply the settings.

In this scenario, some registry settings are not applied correctly.

For example, you configure the following registry settings:

  • You set the DWORD value of RamdiskSize to 00000000.

  • You set the DWORD value of RamdiskFs to 00000000.

  • You set the value of RamdiskLocation to \\??\\F:.

  • You set the value of RamdiskFilename to Test.log.

Note These registry entries are located under the following registry subkey:

\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\WindowsEmbedded\RegFilterYou use the Regfcfg.exe utility to apply the settings. In this situation, the settings are not applied successfully. Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

The system cannot find the path specified.

Cause

This issue occurs because the Regfcfg.exe utility does not correctly read the values of registry entries that are required for setting up Registry Filter.

Resolution

Update information

How to obtain this update

Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system

Update

All supported Windows Embedded POSReady 7

Download Download the update package now.

All supported Windows Thin PC

Download Download the update package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows Embedded POSReady 7 or Windows Thin PC.

Registry information

To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

File information

The global version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Embedded POSReady 7 and Windows Thin PC


File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.522.0

42,496

25-Jun-12

4:32

x86

Regflt.sys

1.0.522.0

27,648

25-Jun-12

2:28

x86

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.590.0

42,496

25-Jun-12

4:31

x86

Regflt.sys

1.0.590.0

27,648

25-Jun-12

2:31

x86

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.524.0

49,504

25-Jun-12

5:00

x86

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.576.0

49,520

25-Jun-12

4:30

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Embedded POSReady 7 and Windows Thin PC


File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.522.0

43,520

25-Jun-12

5:30

x64

Regflt.sys

1.0.522.0

34,816

25-Jun-12

3:03

x64

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.590.0

43,520

25-Jun-12

5:39

x64

Regflt.sys

1.0.590.0

34,816

25-Jun-12

3:10

x64

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.524.0

50,544

25-Jun-12

5:38

x64

Regfcfg.exe

1.0.576.0

50,544

25-Jun-12

5:24

x64

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information

For more information about Registry Filter, go to the following Microsoft website:

General information about Registry FilterFor more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows Embedded POSReady 7 and Windows Thin PC

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Embedded POSReady 7 and Windows Thin PC


File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,889

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_44b225a7923f4eee98dd69304dfc791b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22030_none_86347508cb3df232.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

711

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_470c71bd1303d6a7350fb5ef1493a975_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21243_none_5e1ace3ff23e552d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

711

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_b6cae056d361b77c0228767215d58ab9_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17872_none_394badc99960dc09.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

711

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_f3869e129a1e78606432f09b1d5a1aab_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.17050_none_caebe56a547eccc3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

711

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.17050_none_0c2232a899570a75.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,912

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:42

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21243_none_0cb9a223b269d77a.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,912

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:42

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17872_none_0df51a2e968baad6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,912

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:42

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22030_none_0ea7ce37af8adb70.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,912

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:42

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Embedded POSReady 7 and Windows Thin PC


File name

Amd64_11daeaa2e8ddd201af3d7b29fdf5a550_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21243_none_27116a5e7c06206f.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

715

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_39e2bc529b22169b8a3fc6f98a337ced_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22030_none_ba5fbafb71034f97.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

715

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_7de3424e23c884897f24ba88273255c2_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17872_none_2dba440747293435.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

715

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_8ba413ce57bde5404e6a6bcae2e04553_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.17050_none_fa86ea375b7d9904.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

715

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.17050_none_6840ce2c51b47bab.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,918

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21243_none_68d83da76ac748b0.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,918

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17872_none_6a13b5b24ee91c0c.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,918

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-e..dded-registryfilter_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22030_none_6ac669bb67e84ca6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

10,918

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,901

Date (UTC)

25-Jun-2012

Time (UTC)

23:35

Platform

Not applicable

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