FIX: After you use the AVIStreamWrite function to create an AVI file in Windows Vista, you cannot play the AVI file

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SYMPTOMS

You use the AVIStreamWrite function to create an AVI file in an application that is running in Windows Vista. However, you cannot play the AVI file, or the video that is generated by the AVI file is black.

CAUSE

There is an error in the AVIStreamWrite function that causes the AVI header to be incorrectly created.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Download information

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Windows Vista, 32-bit versions (all languages)
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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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File information

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Vista, 32-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile SizeDateTimePlatformFolder
Avicap32.dll6.0.6000.1651365,02427-Jun-200702:21x86gdr
Avifil32.dll6.0.6000.1651388,57627-Jun-200702:21x86gdr
Mciavi32.dll6.0.6000.1651382,94427-Jun-200702:22x86gdr
Msrle32.dll6.0.6000.1651312,80027-Jun-200702:22x86gdr
Msvfw32.dll6.0.6000.16513123,90427-Jun-200702:22x86gdr
Msvidc32.dll6.0.6000.1651331,23227-Jun-200702:22x86gdr
Avicap32.dll6.0.6000.2062865,02427-Jun-200702:14x86hotfix
Avifil32.dll6.0.6000.2062888,57627-Jun-200702:14x86hotfix
Mciavi32.dll6.0.6000.2062882,94427-Jun-200702:16x86hotfix
Msrle32.dll6.0.6000.2062812,80027-Jun-200702:16x86hotfix
Msvfw32.dll6.0.6000.20628123,90427-Jun-200702:16x86hotfix
Msvidc32.dll6.0.6000.2062831,23227-Jun-200702:16x86hotfix
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformFolder
Avicap32.dll6.0.6000.1651376,80027-Jun-200703:29x64gdr
Avifil32.dll6.0.6000.16513106,49627-Jun-200703:29x64gdr
Mciavi32.dll6.0.6000.1651393,18427-Jun-200703:30x64gdr
Msrle32.dll6.0.6000.1651315,87227-Jun-200703:30x64gdr
Msvfw32.dll6.0.6000.16513143,36027-Jun-200703:30x64gdr
Msvidc32.dll6.0.6000.1651338,40027-Jun-200703:30x64gdr
Avicap32.dll6.0.6000.2062876,80027-Jun-200703:21x64hotfix
Avifil32.dll6.0.6000.20628106,49627-Jun-200703:21x64hotfix
Mciavi32.dll6.0.6000.2062893,18427-Jun-200703:22x64hotfix
Msrle32.dll6.0.6000.2062815,87227-Jun-200703:23x64hotfix
Msvfw32.dll6.0.6000.20628143,36027-Jun-200703:23x64hotfix
Msvidc32.dll6.0.6000.2062838,40027-Jun-200703:23x64hotfix
Note When you install this hotfix on a computer, the installer checks whether any of the files that are being updated on the computer have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix. If you previously installed a hotfix to update one of these files, the installer copies the hotfix files to the computer. Otherwise, the installer copies the general distribution release (GDR) files to the computer.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

Properties

Article ID: 939130 - Last Review: May 13, 2008 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbvistasp1fix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbfix KB939130

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