This article describes an issue in which the EnableDHCP registry setting is unavailable or disappears on a device that runs Windows Embedded Compact 7. An update is available to resolve this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.
When you have a device that runs Windows Embedded Compact 7, the EnableDHCP registry setting is not available or has disappeared. This issue may occur in the following scenarios:
When you start your device. The EnableDHCP registry value is unavailable in the Ethernet adapter interface UI in DHCP configuration mode.
When you switch from a static IP address setting to a DHCP-enabled setting in Network and Dial-up settings in static configuration mode.
Software update information
A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (March 2017).
Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website:
This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.
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.
For more information about the EnableDHCP registry setting, go to the TCP/IPv4 Configurable Registry Settings (Compact 7) topic on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website.
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