Summary

This update provides changes to the Windows.UI.Xaml.dll module. These changes help improve developer reliability in building Windows Store apps by using the Visual Studio designers. This update improves app compilation support for current and future platform support.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft Support. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

The English (United States) version of this hotfix 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 8.1 file information and notes

Important Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only "Windows 8.1" is listed on the Hotfix Request page. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 8.1" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

  • 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

    6.3.960 0.16xxx

    Windows 8.1

    RTM

    GDR

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows 8.1" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windows.ui.xaml.dll

6.3.9600.16496

13,965,312

20-Dec-2013

05:55

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windows.ui.xaml.dll

6.3.9600.16496

18,579,456

20-Dec-2013

06:16

x64

Windows.ui.xaml.dll

6.3.9600.16496

13,965,312

20-Dec-2013

05:55

x86

For all supported ARM-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windows.ui.xaml.dll

6.3.9600.16496

14,429,184

20-Dec-2013

03:38

Not Applicable

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows 8.1

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

X86_de2a94d326bdcdbb512dc5dac0ccf6eb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_579b2c058836138d.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

696

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

17:37

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-directui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_4b8ceac20a35e077.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

660,990

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

09:04

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

Amd64_85b35489be8780542dcd70e82efb8d96_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_c5ce567e7fc9de6f.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

700

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

17:40

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable

File name

Amd64_c112be1c7edc696621c7cc8dec76bed0_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_a328d20b157d22bc.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

700

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

17:40

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-directui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_a7ab8645c29351ad.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

660,994

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

10:57

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-directui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_b2003097f6f413a8.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

661,006

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

09:03

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable

Additional files for all supported ARM-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

Arm_44bf2925a0707130aeee30b4dbced469_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_509618fc31f5e738.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

696

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

17:57

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable

File name

Arm_microsoft-windows-directui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16496_none_4b8f5d1a0a32ff3d.manifest

File version

Not Applicable

File size

660,990

Date (UTC)

20-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

10:17

SHA-1 hash

Not Applicable

MD5 hash

Not Applicable


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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