FIX: Files and folders that you created are lost when the SetSystemPowerState function is called to perform a soft reset in Windows Embedded Compact 7

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device.

  • You create a Windows Embedded Compact 7 image that includes the following Sysgen variables:

    • BSP_SOFTRESET=1

    • SYSGEN_FSRAMROM=1

    • SYSGEN_FSREGRAM=1

  • You start the image.

  • You create some files and folders in the root directory.

  • The SetSystemPowerState(NULL, POWER_STATE_RESET, POWER_FORCE) function is called to perform a soft reset.


In this scenario, the files and folders that you created are lost after the device is restarted.

Resolution

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update January 2012. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the processor type.

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 monthly update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 Updates

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.

Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Kdriver.c

39,236

03-Jan-2012

20:04

Private\Winceos\Coreos\Nk \Kernel

Kwin32.c

48,570

03-Jan- 2012

20:04

Private\Winceos\Coreos\Nk \Kernel

Nkmain.lib

3,552,102

03-Jan- 2012

19:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv5\Checked

Nkprmain.lib

3,609,752

03-Jan- 2012

19:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv5\Checked

Nkmain.lib

3,942,536

03-Jan- 2012

19:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv5\Debug

Nkprmain.lib

4,013,144

03-Jan- 2012

19:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv5\Debug

Nkmain.lib

2,429,164

03-Jan- 2012

19:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv5\Retail

Nkprmain.lib

2,487,492

03-Jan- 2012

19:51

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv5\Retail

Nkmain.lib

3,552,036

03-Jan- 2012

19:53

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv6\Checked

Nkprmain.lib

3,609,686

03-Jan- 2012

19:53

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv6\Checked

Nkmain.lib

3,941,764

03-Jan- 2012

19:53

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv6\Debug

Nkprmain.lib

4,012,372

03-Jan- 2012

19:53

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv6\Debug

Nkmain.lib

2,429,134

03-Jan- 2012

19:53

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv6\Retail

Nkprmain.lib

2,487,462

03-Jan- 2012

19:53

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv6\Retail

Nkmain.lib

3,541,648

03-Jan- 2012

19:56

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv7\Checked

Nkprmain.lib

3,599,078

03-Jan- 2012

19:56

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv7\Checked

Nkmain.lib

3,931,418

03-Jan- 2012

19:55

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv7\Debug

Nkprmain.lib

4,001,190

03-Jan- 2012

19:55

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv7\Debug

Nkmain.lib

2,422,614

03-Jan- 2012

19:55

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv7\Retail

Nkprmain.lib

2,480,934

03-Jan- 2012

19:55

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Armv7\Retail

Nkmain.lib

3,255,604

03-Jan- 2012

19:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii \Checked

Nkprmain.lib

3,301,906

03-Jan- 2012

19:58

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii \Checked

Nkmain.lib

3,688,544

03-Jan- 2012

19:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii \Debug

Nkprmain.lib

3,757,366

03-Jan- 2012

19:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii \Debug

Nkmain.lib

2,194,246

03-Jan- 2012

19:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii \Retail

Nkprmain.lib

2,241,438

03-Jan- 2012

19:57

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii \Retail

Nkmain.lib

3,313,886

03-Jan- 2012

20:00

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp \Checked

Nkprmain.lib

3,360,232

03-Jan- 2012

20:00

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp \Checked

Nkmain.lib

3,765,402

03-Jan- 2012

20:00

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp \Debug

Nkprmain.lib

3,834,256

03-Jan- 2012

20:00

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp \Debug

Nkmain.lib

2,255,030

03-Jan- 2012

19:59

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp \Retail

Nkprmain.lib

2,302,164

03-Jan- 2012

19:59

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp \Retail

Nkmain.lib

3,002,042

03-Jan- 2012

20:02

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Sh4\Checked

Nkprmain.lib

3,039,610

03-Jan- 2012

20:02

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Sh4\Checked

Nkmain.lib

3,307,648

03-Jan- 2012

20:01

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Sh4\Debug

Nkprmain.lib

3,357,698

03-Jan- 2012

20:01

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Sh4\Debug

Nkmain.lib

2,066,426

03-Jan- 2012

20:01

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Sh4\Retail

Nkprmain.lib

2,108,358

03-Jan- 2012

20:01

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \Sh4\Retail

Nkmain.lib

3,079,632

03-Jan- 2012

20:03

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \X86\Checked

Nkprmain.lib

3,121,794

03-Jan- 2012

20:03

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \X86\Checked

Nkmain.lib

3,219,408

03-Jan- 2012

20:03

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \X86\Debug

Nkprmain.lib

3,267,272

03-Jan- 2012

20:03

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \X86\Debug

Nkmain.lib

2,027,258

03-Jan- 2012

20:03

Public\Common\Oak\Lib \X86\Retail

Nkprmain.lib

2,069,740

03-Jan- 2012

20:03

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

References

For more information about the SetSystemPowerState function, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:

SetSystemPowerState (Windows Embedded Compact 7)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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