FIX: A "Data Abort" exception may occur if you attach a USB storage device to a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3-based device and then immediately detach it from the device

Symptoms

If you attach a USB storage device to a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3-based device and then immediately detach it from the device, a "Data Abort" exception may occur.

Note The fix that is described in this article improves the following fix. (The following fix was included in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update November 2011.)

2635840 FIX: A "Data Abort" exception may occur when a USB storage device is attached to and then immediately detached from a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3-based device

Cause

This problem occurs because of a reference-counting issue in Device Manager. This causes the USB Storage Class device driver to unload while an operation is in progress.

Resolution

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update March 2012. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the Microsoft Knowledge Base article number, and the processor type. The package file name format is as follows:

Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor typeFor example, Wincepb60-110128-kb2492159-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in Knowledge Base article 2492159 and that is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

To resolve this problem immediately, download this Windows Embedded CE 6.0 monthly update from the following Microsoft website.

Microsoft Download Center

Windows Embedded CE 6.0

Prerequisites

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

Restart requirement

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 Solution, and then click Build Solution.

  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.

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.

File information

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.

Installer files

File name

File size

Date

Time

Wincepb60-120313-kb2685136-mipsiv_fp.msi

917,504

13-Mar-2012

19:04

Wincepb60-120313-kb2685136-sh4.msi

897,024

13-Mar-2012

19:04

Wincepb60-120313-kb2685136-x86.msi

860,160

13-Mar-2012

19:04

Wincepb60-120313-kb2685136-armv4i.msi

921,600

13-Mar-2012

19:04

Wincepb60-120313-kb2685136-mipsii.msi

913,408

13-Mar-2012

19:04

Wincepb60-120313-kb2685136-mipsii_fp.msi

913,408

13-Mar-2012

19:04

Wincepb60-120313-kb2685136-mipsiv.msi

917,504

13-Mar-2012

19:04

Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Devfile.c

21,367

08-Mar-2012

00:58

Private\Winceos\Coreos\Device\Devcore

Devcore.lib

739,838

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Debug

Devcore.lib

528,434

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Retail

Devcore.lib

718,730

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug

Devcore.lib

526,878

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail

Devcore.lib

718,846

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Devcore.lib

526,996

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Devcore.lib

727,158

08-Mar-2012

00:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug

Devcore.lib

536,034

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail

Devcore.lib

727,274

08-Mar-2012

00:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug

Devcore.lib

536,152

08-Mar-2012

00:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail

Devcore.lib

638,942

08-Mar-2012

00:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug

Devcore.lib

480,034

08-Mar-2012

00:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail

Devcore.lib

613,550

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Devcore.lib

457,438

08-Mar-2012

00:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

References

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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