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Symptoms

When you load some image resources in an application such as Microsoft Visual Studio on a computer that has Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2 installed, the application stops responding and memory leaks in Windows. This issue occurs after you install the following update:
2670838 Platform update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Resolution

To resolve this issue for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, install update 2919355.
To resolve this issue for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2, install the update that is described in this article.

Update information for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

For more information about how to obtain update 2919355, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2919355 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update April, 2014

Update information for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2

How to obtain the update

Windows Update
This update is available from Windows Update.
Microsoft Download Center
You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. For more information, go to the Microsoft Download Center, and then search for KB2929755. The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8
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All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8
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All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012
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All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
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Note The update for Windows RT can be obtained only from Windows Update.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previously released update.

File information

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The global version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
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    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.2.920 0.16xxxwindows RT, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.20xxxWindows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMLDR
    6.2.920 0.16xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.20xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMLDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are not listed
For Windows RT
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.168091,016,83230-Jan-201423:41Not applicable
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For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.168091,339,39231-Jan-201400:48x86
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.209301,319,93631-Jan-201406:04x86
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For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.168101,628,16031-Jan-201400:06x64
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.209301,589,76031-Jan-201406:20x64
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.168091,339,39231-Jan-201400:48x86
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.209301,319,93631-Jan-201406:04x86
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For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.168091,230,33604-Feb-201402:04x86
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.209301,230,33604-Feb-201402:03x86
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For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.168101,424,38404-Feb-201402:32x64
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.209301,424,38404-Feb-201402:32x64
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.168091,230,33604-Feb-201402:04x86
Windowscodecs.dll6.2.9200.209301,230,33604-Feb-201402:03x86
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Status

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

More information

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

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Additional files for Windows RT
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File propertyValue
File nameArm_b5878bd835f0a6929da3763788a83c78_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_ce08f7671b9d8977.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:32
PlatformNot applicable
File nameArm_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_9377edc7724be3a9.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,460
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)03:32
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Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8
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File propertyValue
File nameX86_585ad344b1d2536bd264e8d5f7e65547_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_bb49f6da9452cd79.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:27
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_d8ef35a793738438ad3063f3f4b38173_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_329f10a65bc271ce.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:27
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_93757b6f724ec4e3.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,460
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)01:37
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_93e878188b7d8338.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,460
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)06:52
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Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
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File nameAmd64_585ad344b1d2536bd264e8d5f7e65547_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_1768925e4cb03eaf.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size702
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:17
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_7119d25720e1bc5edf11704469715091_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_c661517d2b855570.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size704
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:17
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_941b7551d3010b839fee39583468da4e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_7ff476ddcef48743.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size704
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:17
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_a2405acd2555d16847c52425868574dc_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_edbc6755d6dca42b.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,048
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:17
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_a2af50b10727a515a8916176efa920f6_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_4d617d54b351e7e9.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,048
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:17
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_d8ef35a793738438ad3063f3f4b38173_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_8ebdac2a141fe304.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size702
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)17:17
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_ef9416f32aac3619.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,462
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)04:01
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_f007139c43daf46e.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,462
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)08:58
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_93757b6f724ec4e3.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,460
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)01:37
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_93e878188b7d8338.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,460
Date (UTC)31-Jan-2014
Time (UTC)06:52
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Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
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File nameX86_11966b15d139d41a00e4a1d2a420dead_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_99d616d2d4c0d3f7.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)17:07
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_be21a585ec29305c51c23a6375e65b47_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_a3d226013470b009.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)17:07
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_89afd4378a7df56d.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,411
Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)02:32
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_8a3c73c6a398de63.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,411
Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)02:31
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File nameAmd64_864def881ac2c7082d0f3a091a863cdf_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_1ef0dbfe2ccd77f4.manifest
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File size1,048
Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)17:07
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_9c408a0d60308d025207633223e6fb84_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_304c6915e5f95bc7.manifest
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File size1,048
Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)17:07
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_e5ce6fbb42db66a3.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size92,413
Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)03:02
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_e65b0f4a5bf64f99.manifest
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Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)03:01
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_89afd4378a7df56d.manifest
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Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
Time (UTC)02:32
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File nameX86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_8a3c73c6a398de63.manifest
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Date (UTC)04-Feb-2014
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Properties

Article ID: 2929755 - Last Review: April 8, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows RT
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Web Server 2008 R2
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