Out of memory when you load some image resources in a Windows application

Se aplica a: Windows 8.1 EnterpriseWindows 8.1Windows 8.1 Pro

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 systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012Download Download the package now.
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2Download 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
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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.

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