FIX: Error when you pass a URL to ShellExecuteEx API by using the lpFile parameter in Windows Embedded Compact 7

This article describes an issue that occurs when you pass a URL to the ShellExecuteEx API by using the lpFile parameter in Windows Embedded Compact 7. An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

Assume that you use the ShellExecuteEx API on a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device. When you pass a URL to the API by using the lpFile parameter, the API fails and returns the error code 2(ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND).

Resolution

Software update information


Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (September 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 7 monthly update, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 updates
The kind of processor that each file applies to is visible in the name of each file in the "File information" section.

More Information

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 hotfix package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Shlexec.cpp

44,030

17-Sep-2014

01:10

Premium\Private\Winceos\Osshell\Shellapi\Shexec

Shexec.lib

49,798

17-Sep-2014

09:12

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Shexec.lib

87,138

17-Sep-2014

11:15

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Shexec.lib

73,286

17-Sep-2014

09:12

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Shexec.lib

57,438

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Retail

Shexec.lib

107,864

17-Sep-2014

11:09

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Debug

Shexec.lib

86,920

17-Sep-2014

09:14

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Checked

Shexec.lib

57,442

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Retail

Shexec.lib

107,864

17-Sep-2014

11:10

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Debug

Shexec.lib

86,924

17-Sep-2014

09:14

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Checked

Shexec.lib

56,798

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Shexec.lib

106,964

17-Sep-2014

11:10

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Shexec.lib

86,070

17-Sep-2014

09:14

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked

Shexec.lib

54,186

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail

Shexec.lib

97,954

17-Sep-2014

11:12

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug

Shexec.lib

81,520

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Checked

Shexec.lib

54,244

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail

Shexec.lib

98,012

17-Sep-2014

11:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug

Shexec.lib

81,582

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Checked

Shexec.lib

50,832

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail

Shexec.lib

91,300

17-Sep-2014

11:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug

Shexec.lib

77,500

17-Sep-2014

09:13

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Checked



Status

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

References

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