Introduction

This article describes an issue that triggers a stack overflow exception when you use a Wi-Fi adapter with legacy NDIS drivers on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013 device. 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're using a Wi-Fi adapter with a legacy version of the NDIS drivers, such as NDIS5.x, on a device that's running Windows Embedded Compact 2013. When you turn off the Wi-Fi adapter in this situation, a stack overflow exception occurs. After this issue occurs, the adapter can no longer connect to any Secure Set Identifier (SSID).

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 don't 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

Wlansvc.rel

318,236

09-Aug-2016

22:59

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

544,768

09-Aug-2016

22:59

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Wlansvc.map

890,977

09-Aug-2016

22:59

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

70,141

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

221,184

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Wlansvc.map

324,933

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

281,232

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

647,168

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Wlansvc.map

897,726

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\X86\Debug

Wlansvc.rel

141,162

09-Aug-2016

23:00

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Wlansvc.dll

483,328

09-Aug-2016

23:00

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Wlansvc.map

1,335,867

09-Aug-2016

23:00

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Checked

Wlansvc.rel

35,051

09-Aug-2016

22:59

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Wlansvc.dll

192,512

09-Aug-2016

22:59

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Wlansvc.map

491,698

09-Aug-2016

22:59

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Retail

Wlansvc.rel

139,480

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Wlansvc.dll

606,208

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug

Wlansvc.map

1,503,723

09-Aug-2016

22:58

Public\Servers\Oak\Target\Armv7\Debug


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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