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    Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update March 2013

    Download this set of updates for Windows Embedded Compact 7 released during the period of March 1 - 31, 2013.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.


      File Name:

      Windows Embedded Compact 7_M03_2013.htm


      Date Published:


      File Size:

      74 KB

      2.9 MB

        This is a set of updates for Windows Embedded Compact 7 released during the period of March 1 - 31, 2013. These updates are fixes for problems you may run into during the development and maintenance of your custom platform. To qualify for consideration for an update, a problem needs to cause an excessive amount of work and not have a reasonable workaround.

        For complete details regarding the updates in this release, please download Windows Embedded Compact 7_M03_2013.htm.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows CE

        Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 3

        Your computer must have the following software installed:

        • Windows Embedded Compact 7 or
        Windows Embedded Compact 7 Evaluation Edition

        • Visual Studio® 2008 Professional or Team Edition (including the Smart Device Programmability for Visual C++)
        • Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1
        • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

        To develop with Windows® Embedded Compact 7, your computer should meet the following hardware requirements:

        • Approximately 100 GB of free hard disk space
        • 2.4 GHz or higher CPU, 1024 MB or more RAM, 1280x1024 display, 7200 RPM or higher hard disk

        1. Click the file you want to download.
        2. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
          • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.

        Important Notes:
        • The sharedsource_w1.msi is not available for download. If you have previously installed Shared Source, you will be asked to insert the disk in the source resolution dialog.
        • The sharedsource_w1.msi is not available from a Download Center WEC7 Monthly Update. It is available on the ISO DVD image that is available from the following non-public locations Microsoft OEM Online, MyOEM., or MSDN subscriptions. If applicable, you can also contact your distributor for the DVD.
        • You can uncheck "Allow downloading for all files" and browse for the required package in the ISO DVD to continue.
        • If you do not have the Shared Source component, then all patches for other components can be acquired through the Download Center.