Symptoms

When you load some image resources in an application such as Microsoft Visual Studio on a computer that has Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2 installed, the application stops responding and memory leaks in Windows. This issue occurs after you install the following update:

2670838 Platform update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Resolution

To resolve this issue for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, install update 2919355.
To resolve this issue for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2, install the update that is described in this article.

Update information for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

For more information about how to obtain update 2919355, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2919355 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update April, 2014

Update information for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2

How to obtain the update

Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. For more information, go to the Microsoft Download Center, and then search for KB2929755.
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system

Update

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012

Download Download the package now.

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

Download Download the package now.

Note The update for Windows RT can be obtained only from Windows Update.

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 Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previously released update.

The global version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.2.920 0.16xxx

    windows RT, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.20xxx

    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    LDR

    6.2.920 0.16xxx

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.20xxx

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    RTM

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are not listed

For Windows RT

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.16809

1,016,832

30-Jan-2014

23:41

Not applicable

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.16809

1,339,392

31-Jan-2014

00:48

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.20930

1,319,936

31-Jan-2014

06:04

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.16810

1,628,160

31-Jan-2014

00:06

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.20930

1,589,760

31-Jan-2014

06:20

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.16809

1,339,392

31-Jan-2014

00:48

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.20930

1,319,936

31-Jan-2014

06:04

x86

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.16809

1,230,336

04-Feb-2014

02:04

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.20930

1,230,336

04-Feb-2014

02:03

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.16810

1,424,384

04-Feb-2014

02:32

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.20930

1,424,384

04-Feb-2014

02:32

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.16809

1,230,336

04-Feb-2014

02:04

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.20930

1,230,336

04-Feb-2014

02:03

x86


Status

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

More Information

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

Additional file information

Additional files for Windows RT

File property

Value

File name

Arm_b5878bd835f0a6929da3763788a83c78_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_ce08f7671b9d8977.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

700

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:32

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Arm_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_9377edc7724be3a9.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,460

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

03:32

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File property

Value

File name

X86_585ad344b1d2536bd264e8d5f7e65547_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_bb49f6da9452cd79.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

700

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:27

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_d8ef35a793738438ad3063f3f4b38173_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_329f10a65bc271ce.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

700

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:27

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_93757b6f724ec4e3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,460

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

01:37

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_93e878188b7d8338.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,460

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

06:52

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_585ad344b1d2536bd264e8d5f7e65547_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_1768925e4cb03eaf.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

702

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:17

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_7119d25720e1bc5edf11704469715091_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_c661517d2b855570.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

704

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:17

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_941b7551d3010b839fee39583468da4e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_7ff476ddcef48743.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

704

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:17

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_a2405acd2555d16847c52425868574dc_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_edbc6755d6dca42b.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,048

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:17

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_a2af50b10727a515a8916176efa920f6_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_4d617d54b351e7e9.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,048

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:17

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_d8ef35a793738438ad3063f3f4b38173_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_8ebdac2a141fe304.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

702

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

17:17

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_ef9416f32aac3619.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,462

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

04:01

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_f007139c43daf46e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,462

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

08:58

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.16811_none_93757b6f724ec4e3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,460

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

01:37

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20930_none_93e878188b7d8338.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,460

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2014

Time (UTC)

06:52

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File property

Value

File name

X86_11966b15d139d41a00e4a1d2a420dead_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_99d616d2d4c0d3f7.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

700

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

17:07

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_be21a585ec29305c51c23a6375e65b47_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_a3d226013470b009.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

700

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

17:07

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_89afd4378a7df56d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,411

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

02:32

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_8a3c73c6a398de63.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,411

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

02:31

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_864def881ac2c7082d0f3a091a863cdf_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_1ef0dbfe2ccd77f4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,048

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

17:07

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_9c408a0d60308d025207633223e6fb84_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_304c6915e5f95bc7.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,048

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

17:07

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_e5ce6fbb42db66a3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,413

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

03:02

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_e65b0f4a5bf64f99.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,413

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

03:01

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18386_none_89afd4378a7df56d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,411

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

02:32

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-windowscodec_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22589_none_8a3c73c6a398de63.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

92,411

Date (UTC)

04-Feb-2014

Time (UTC)

02:31

Platform

Not applicable


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