Update for RichTextBox controls and ALT codes in Windows 8.1

Summary
This update fixes the following issues:
  • You have a RichTextBox control in a Windows-based application in Windows 8.1. When you try to check the spelling within the control, the application crashes in the Msftedit.dll file.
  • When you try to type ALT codes such as ALT+1 in the Username and Password boxes when you log on to the system, the ALT codes are not entered as expected.

More information
The following updates are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:


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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.
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Article ID: 3022796 - Last Review: 06/17/2015 19:16:00 - Revision: 2.0

Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro

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