FIX: A memory leak occurs when you open an HTTPS URL and then update the page periodically in Windows Embedded CE 6.0

Symptoms

You run an application that uses the Windows Internet (WinINet) application programming interface (API) on a device that is running Windows Embedded CE 6.0. When you open an HTTPS URL and then update the page periodically, a memory leak occurs.

Resolution

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update August 2015. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the 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 KB 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.

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.

Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Windows embedded ce 6.0 r3_update_kb3087217.htm

7,690

03-Sep-2015

04:35

150831_kb3087217

Wininet.lib

6,147,168

06-Aug-2015

16:59

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail

Wininet.lib

8,548,670

06-Aug-2015

16:59

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug

Wininet.lib

6,510,144

06-Aug-2015

16:58

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Retail

Wininet.lib

9,057,020

06-Aug-2015

16:59

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Debug

Wininet.lib

5,828,102

06-Aug-2015

16:58

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Wininet.lib

7,474,010

06-Aug-2015

16:58

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Wininet.lib

5,771,072

06-Aug-2015

17:02

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail

Wininet.lib

7,765,800

06-Aug-2015

17:02

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug

Wininet.lib

6,149,114

06-Aug-2015

17:00

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Wininet.lib

8,550,496

06-Aug-2015

17:00

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Wininet.lib

6,231,552

06-Aug-2015

17:01

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail

Wininet.lib

8,670,894

06-Aug-2015

17:02

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug

Wininet.lib

6,229,614

06-Aug-2015

17:01

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail

Wininet.lib

8,669,100

06-Aug-2015

17:01

Public\Ie\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug


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