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This issue occurs because of an infinite loop together with the internal state of the DirectComposition API having multiple references to the underlying physical Direct3D device object.
Cumulative Update informationTo resolve this issue, install the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 cumulative update 2811660. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2811660/ )Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 cumulative update: March 2013
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Microsoft DirectComposition is a Windows component that enables high-performance bitmap composition with transforms, effects, and animations. Software developers can use the DirectComposition API to create visually engaging user interfaces that feature rich and fluid animated transitions from one visual to another. For more information about the DirectComposition API, go to the following Microsoft website:
General information about the DirectComposition APIFor more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2796620 - Last Review: March 12, 2013 - Revision: 1.0