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The Graphics Windowing and Events Subsytem (GWES.exe) command process fails to adequately release memory usage, eventually leading to the crash and/or freeze of ArcGIS for Windows Mobile.

Last Published: April 5, 2018 ArcGIS for Windows Mobile
Bug ID Number BUG-000089819
SubmittedAugust 10, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 11, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Windows Mobile
Version found10.2
Operating SystemWindows Mobile
Operating System Version6.5
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

On July 1, 2017 Esri retired the ArcGIS for Windows Mobile product and we encourage customers to migrate mobile field editing projects to Collector for ArcGIS app or another ArcGIS App available at

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089819


  • ArcGIS for Windows Mobile

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