Introduction

This article describes an issue in which UI-related problems occur after you install the Wave 3 rollup (2017 M06 update) on a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based 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

After you install the Wave 3 rollup (2017 M06 update) on a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device, many UI-related problems occur. These problems include strings that do not have null characters, and applets that cannot start in non-English locales.

Cause

This issue occurs because the resource files (.res) does not contain the updates that are provided by Wave 3 rollup (2017 M06 update).

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (September 2017).

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

No file information is provided. Because this is a full-wave release, almost all binaries are affected by this release.

References

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