Camera image orientation on the viewfinder of the display is rotated 90 degrees on a Windows 8.1-based Portrait-First device

Applies to: Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 EnterpriseWindows 8.1 Pro

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Portrait-First device that is running Windows 8.1. 
  • You have update 2904594 installed on the device and update the Intel GFX driver to test build 10.18.10.3341. 
    Note For more information about update 2904594, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2904594 You cannot duplicate the display to the second monitor on a Portrait-First device that is running Windows 8.1
  • You connect the device to an external display device by using an HDMI cable or a Miracast adapter.
  • You start a camera app or a Skype video call on the device.
In this scenario, the camera image orientation on the viewfinder of the local and the external display is rotated 90 degrees. 

Resolution


Update information

To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2911106. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2911106 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: January 2014

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