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This article describes an issue in which the WM_ACTIVATE message is not sent when a .NET Compact Framework application window is first displayed on a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device. WM_ACTIVATE messages are sent as expected when you activate or deactivate the window subsequently  .
An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

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Software update information



Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (July 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 7 monthly update, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 updates
The kind of processor that each file applies to is visible in the name of each file in the "File information" section.

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

Netcfagl3_5.dll

254,112

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv5

Netcfagl3_5.rel

76,124

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv5

Netcfagl3_5.dll

254,112

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv6

Netcfagl3_5.rel

76,124

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv6

Netcfagl3_5.dll

254,112

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv7

Netcfagl3_5.rel

76,124

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\Armv7

Netcfagl3_5.dll

193,696

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\X86

Netcfagl3_5.rel

64,002

31-Jul-2014

19:40

Others\Dotnetv35\X86



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, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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