Update replaces the FIPS 186-2 RNG algorithm feature in Windows Embedded Compact 2013


This update replaces the optional FIPS 186-2 RNG algorithm feature in Windows Embedded Compact 2013 with the optional NIST 800-90 AES-based RBG algorithm. The release date of this update is January 2016.

Software update information

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (December 2015) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.


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


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


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Windows Embedded Compact 2013