BUG: An application may stop capturing data after running for multiple hours

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SYMPTOMS
Applications that are written by using the Microsoft DirectX software development kit (SDK) that includes the Microsoft Windows Media Advanced System Format (ASF) filter may appear to randomly stop capturing data during long encoding sessions.
CAUSE
This problem may occur because the pool of buffer samples is exhausted.
RESOLUTION
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the WindowsMedia9-KB834673-ENU.exe package now.For additional 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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   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   12-Feb-2004  09:42  9.0.0.3125        241,664  Qasf.dll   
MORE INFORMATION
This problem is not expected to affect applications that are developed by using the Windows Media Format SDK that does not use the Direct Show filter.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
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Article ID: 834673 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 06:08:48 - Revision: 1.2

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