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Introduction

This article describes an issue that prevents the Firewall service from starting automatically in Windows Embedded Compact 2013. An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

When you start a Windows Embedded Compact 2013 device, the Firewall service does not start automatically.

Software update information

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (August 2016) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

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

Firewall.lib

2,958

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Firewall.lib

2,958

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Firewall.lib

2,958

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Firewall.lib

2,916

29-Jul-2016

06:34

Public\Servers\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked

Firewall.lib

2,916

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Firewall.lib

2,916

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Firewall.dll

36,864

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Firewall.rel

9,821

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Firewall.map

64,492

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Firewall.dll

24,576

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Firewall.rel

6,399

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Firewall.map

30,764

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Firewall.dll

45,056

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Firewall.rel

11,909

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Firewall.map

65,821

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Firewall.dll

36,864

29-Jul-2016

06:34

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Firewall.rel

6,631

29-Jul-2016

06:34

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Firewall.map

86,621

29-Jul-2016

06:34

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Firewall.dll

28,672

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Firewall.rel

3,818

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Firewall.map

41,185

29-Jul-2016

06:33

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Firewall.dll

49,152

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Firewall.rel

6,660

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Firewall.map

110,884

29-Jul-2016

06:32

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Service.cpp

8,379

29-Jul-2016

06:04

Public\Servers\Sdk\Samples\Services\Firewall

Firewall.h

1,156

29-Jul-2016

06:04

Public\Servers\Sdk\Samples\Services\Firewall


Status

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

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