Touch input problem when you use some applications on Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Applies to: Windows 8.1 EnterpriseWindows 8.1Windows 8.1 Pro

Symptoms


Touch input simulated by an application is not converted to mouse input on systems that run Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2. This may cause applications that simulate touch input, such as screen magnifiers, to function incorrectly.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install update 2955164. For more information about how to obtain update 2955164, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2955164 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: May 2014

Status


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

More Information


Applications simulate touch input by calling the InjectTouchInput function.

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