MC350659 – Retirement of older Windows Embedded Compact content

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check before: 2022-04-01

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Message summary:
Beginning September 30, 2022, Microsoft is retiring content on the Device Partner Center (DPC) and the Microsoft Download Center (DLC) for older versions of Windows Embedded Compact and Windows Embedded CE products. The following content will be retired:
All content for Windows CE 5.0
All content for Windows Embedded CE 6.0
All content for Windows Embedded Compact 7 prior to June 2017 update (M03-2018)
All content for Windows Embedded Compact 2013 prior to June 2021

When will this happen:
This effort will commence on September 30, 2022.

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Created:
2022-04-02

updated:
2022-08-27

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2022-08-27MC prepareTo be compliant with SHA256, customers using Windows Embedded Compact 2013 have six months to update to the June 2021 update or later, with the most recent being the December 2021 update.
If you wish to continue to have access to the updates that are being discontinued, it is recommended that you download the updates and store them in a secure location for use as needed after the updates have been removed.

Additional information:
For more information, please see the Windows Embedded Blog and leverage the following resources:

Download Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Updates from Official Microsoft Download Center
KB5008656: Security update for Windows Embedded Compact 2013: December 2021 (microsoft.com)
SHA2 and Windows - Microsoft Tech Community
https://devicepartner.microsoft.com/en-us/assets/detail/windows-embedded-compact-2013-december-2021-download-img
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/kb5008656-security-update-for-windows-embedded-compact-2013-december-2021-c51fb380-c0f4-428e-9cfc-defaed07ecca
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/core-infrastructure-and-security/sha2-and-windows/ba-p/1128617
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-embedded-blog/older-windows-embedded-compact-content-is-being-retired/ba-p/3270974
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42027
To be compliant with SHA256, customers using Windows Embedded Compact 2013 have six months to update to the June 2021 update or later, with the most recent being the December 2021 update.
If you wish to continue to have access to the updates that are being discontinued, it is recommended that you download the updates and store them in a secure location for use as needed after the updates have been removed.

Additional information:
For more information, please see the Windows Embedded Blog and leverage the following resources:

Download Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Updates from Official Microsoft Download Center
KB5008656: Security update for Windows Embedded Compact 2013: December 2021 (microsoft.com)
SHA2 and Windows - Microsoft Tech Community
ps://devicepartner.microsoft.com/en-us/assets/detail/windows-embedded-compact-2013-december-2021-download-im
ps://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/kb5008656-security-update-for-windows-embedded-compact-2013-december-2021-c51fb380-c0f4-428e-9cfc-defaed07
ps://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/core-infrastructure-and-security/sha2-and-windows/ba-p/1128617
ps://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-embedded-blog/older-windows-embedded-compact-content-is-being-retired/ba-p/3270974
ps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42027

*starting April 2022

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