An application crashes when it tries to retrieve file information from an invalid or corrupted file in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
Assume that you use an application to view the properties of a file that is invalid or corrupted on a computer that is running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. In this situation, the application may crash.
Note: This issue occurs when the application uses the GetFileVersionInfoSizeExW function to retrieve file information.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2578214.