FIX: The Windows Media Audio 9 Voice codecs leak trace amounts of memory during the encoding and decoding process

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Symptoms
The Microsoft Windows Media Audio 9 Voice codecs leak trace amounts of memory during the encoding and decoding process.
Cause
This problem occurs because memory is not correctly freed.
Resolution

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

Hotfix information

Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows XP

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the WindowsMedia10-KB917821-x86-INTL.exe package now.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, x86 Edition

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the WindowsServer2003-KB917821-x86-ENU.exe package now.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, x64 Edition

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB917821-x64-ENU.exe package now.

For more 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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The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformOS
Wmspdmod.dll10.0.0.3703524,28807-Apr-200603:25x86Windows Server 2003
Wmspdmoe.dll10.0.0.3703936,96007-Apr-200603:25x86Windows Server 2003
Wmspdmod.dll10.0.0.4030414,02407-Apr-200612:02x86Windows XP
Wmspdmoe.dll10.0.0.4030940,54407-Apr-200610:04x86Windows XP
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
WME speech decoder encoder
Properties

Article ID: 917821 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 14:14:42 - Revision: 4.0

  • Windows Media Format 9.5 Software Development Kit
  • Windows Media Encoder 9 Series
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