FIX: Random exception messages and application restarts occur for a .NET Framework application on a device that is running Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3

Symptoms

When you run a Microsoft .NET Framework application on a device that is running Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3, random exception messages are generated and the application may restart. These problems may occur when you start or exit the application.

Resolution

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update (June 2015). In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the product version, the date, the related 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 2492159 and is contained in the January 2011 monthly update.

The Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update is available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.

Download 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.

Installer files

File name

File size

Date

Time

Wincepb60-150630-kb3064100-x86.msi

782,336

07-Jul-2015

13:35

Wincepb60-150630-kb3064100-armv4i.msi

835,584

07-Jul-2015

13:35

Files that are included in this update package

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Windows embedded ce 6.0 r3_update_kb3064100.htm

7,688

07-Jul-2015

13:35

150630_kb3064100

Mscoree3_5.rel

404,810

06-Jul-2015

19:24

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv4i

Mscoree3_5.dll

838,816

06-Jul-2015

19:24

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv4i

Mscoree3_5.rel

327,786

06-Jul-2015

19:24

Others\Dotnetv35\X86

Mscoree3_5.dll

604,320

06-Jul-2015

19:24

Others\Dotnetv35\X86


References

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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