FIX: The installation of SDK fails in Windows Embedded Compact 2013

This article describes an issue that occurs when you install SDK on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device. Before you install the update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.


When you install SDK, the installation fails even if you have installed the Windows Embedded XAML Tools, and you receive the following error message:
You must install Windows Embedded XAML Tools before you can proceed with this SDK installation

Note An update is made on SDK component to detect this prerequisite correctly.


Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (November 2014) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

More Information

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.



Artikel-id: 3020928 – senaste granskning 18 dec. 2014 – revision: 1