This article describes about the Visual Studio 2015 Platform Builder watch window is not displayed properly in Windows Embedded Compact 2013.

An update is available to resolve this problem. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.


Assume that you use Visual Studio 2015 Platform Builder in a device that's running Windows Embedded Compact 2013. When you upgrade the Windows 10 to the Spring Creators Update, the watch window in the Platform Builder is not displayed properly.

Software Update Information

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (June 2018) is now available from Microsoft. To download this update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.


This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product are also 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

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

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.

File name

File size








Program files\Microsoft platform builder\8.00\Cepb\Bin


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


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