This article describes an issue that occurs when you install SDK on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device. Before you install the update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

When you install SDK, the installation fails even if you have installed the Windows Embedded XAML Tools, and you receive the following error message:

You must install Windows Embedded XAML Tools before you can proceed with this SDK installation


Note An update is made on SDK component to detect this prerequisite correctly.

Resolution

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (November 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

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

Toolsmsmca.dll

24,240

02-Dec-2014

10:38

Program files\Microsoft platform builder\8.00\Cepb\Idevs\Sdktools\Rollerfiles



Status

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

References

For more information about software update terminology, see Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates.

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