Black or white colored brush strokes in a picture may not be printed correctly by a Microsoft XPS Document Writer printer in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

Article ID: 959541 – Last Review: January 6, 2009 – Revision: 1.0

Black or white colored brush strokes in a picture may not be printed correctly by a Microsoft XPS Document Writer printer in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

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SYMPTOMS

On a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer, you try to print a picture that contains black or white colored brush strokes to a Microsoft XPS Document Writer (MXDW) printer. However, the MXDW printer may not print correctly strokes that were created by using a black or white colored brush.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the MXDW does not support Raster Operations (ROPs). This problem occurs because, for a black or white colored brush, the MXDW printer interprets the white strokes to be transparent and the black strokes to be opaque.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. 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, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Note 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.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix on Windows Vista-based computer, you must have Windows Vista SP1 installed. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

935791  (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=935791/ ) How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

No prerequisites are required for Windows Server 2008-based computers.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

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.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes

The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) installed for each environment are listed separately . MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files (attributes not listed) are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Locale.gpd Not Applicable 14,088 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Msxpsinc.gpd Not Applicable 73 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Msxpsinc.ppd Not Applicable 72 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Mxdwdrv.dll 0.3.6001.22336 778,240 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
P6disp.gpd Not Applicable 25,489 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
P6font.gpd Not Applicable 3,293 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
Pcl4res.dll 0.3.5479.0 288,768 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
Pcl5eres.dll 0.3.5479.0 1,058,816 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
Pcl5ures.dll 0.3.5479.0 1,057,280 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
Pclxl.dll 0.3.5479.0 207,872 22-Dec-2008 04:05 x86
Pclxl.gpd Not Applicable 10,375 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
Pjl.gpd Not Applicable 1,156 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
Pjlmon.dll 6.0.6001.22336 17,408 22-Dec-2008 04:20 x86
Ps5ui.dll 0.3.6001.22336 731,648 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
Pscript.hlp Not Applicable 26,038 18-Dec-2007 21:15 Not Applicable
Pscript.ntf Not Applicable 1,060,548 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Pscript5.dll 0.3.6001.22336 543,744 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
Pscrptfe.ntf Not Applicable 1,288,252 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Ps_schm.gdl Not Applicable 5,561 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stddtype.gdl Not Applicable 23,812 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdnames.gpd Not Applicable 14,362 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdschem.gdl Not Applicable 59,116 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdschmx.gdl Not Applicable 2,278 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Ttfsub.gpd Not Applicable 698 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Unidrv.dll 0.3.6001.22336 372,736 22-Dec-2008 04:21 x86
Unidrv.hlp Not Applicable 21,225 18-Dec-2007 21:15 Not Applicable
Unidrvui.dll 0.3.6001.22336 744,448 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
Unires.dll 0.3.6001.22336 761,344 22-Dec-2008 04:19 x86
Xpssvcs.dll 6.0.6001.22336 1,676,288 22-Dec-2008 04:21 x86
For all supported 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Locale.gpd Not Applicable 14,088 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Msxpsinc.gpd Not Applicable 73 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Msxpsinc.ppd Not Applicable 72 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Mxdwdrv.dll 0.3.6001.22336 758,272 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
P6disp.gpd Not Applicable 25,489 18-Dec-2007 21:38 Not Applicable
P6font.gpd Not Applicable 3,293 18-Dec-2007 21:38 Not Applicable
Pcl4res.dll 0.3.5479.0 288,768 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
Pcl5eres.dll 0.3.5479.0 1,058,816 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
Pcl5ures.dll 0.3.5479.0 1,057,280 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
Pclxl.dll 0.3.5479.0 207,872 22-Dec-2008 04:36 x64
Pclxl.gpd Not Applicable 10,375 18-Dec-2007 21:38 Not Applicable
Pjl.gpd Not Applicable 1,156 18-Dec-2007 21:38 Not Applicable
Pjlmon.dll 6.0.6001.22336 21,504 22-Dec-2008 04:52 x64
Ps5ui.dll 0.3.6001.22336 854,016 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
Pscript.hlp Not Applicable 26,038 18-Dec-2007 21:16 Not Applicable
Pscript.ntf Not Applicable 1,062,732 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Pscript5.dll 0.3.6001.22336 628,736 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
Pscrptfe.ntf Not Applicable 1,293,180 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Ps_schm.gdl Not Applicable 5,561 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stddtype.gdl Not Applicable 23,812 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdnames.gpd Not Applicable 14,362 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdschem.gdl Not Applicable 59,116 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdschmx.gdl Not Applicable 2,278 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Ttfsub.gpd Not Applicable 698 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Unidrv.dll 0.3.6001.22336 472,064 22-Dec-2008 04:53 x64
Unidrv.hlp Not Applicable 21,225 18-Dec-2007 21:16 Not Applicable
Unidrvui.dll 0.3.6001.22336 883,712 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
Unires.dll 0.3.6001.22336 761,344 22-Dec-2008 04:51 x64
Xpssvcs.dll 6.0.6001.22336 2,936,832 22-Dec-2008 04:53 x64
For all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Locale.gpd Not Applicable 14,088 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Msxpsinc.gpd Not Applicable 73 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Msxpsinc.ppd Not Applicable 72 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Mxdwdrv.dll 0.3.6001.22336 1,567,744 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
P6disp.gpd Not Applicable 25,489 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
P6font.gpd Not Applicable 3,293 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
Pcl4res.dll 0.3.5479.0 288,768 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
Pcl5eres.dll 0.3.5479.0 1,058,816 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
Pcl5ures.dll 0.3.5479.0 1,057,280 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
Pclxl.dll 0.3.5479.0 207,872 22-Dec-2008 04:18 IA-64
Pclxl.gpd Not Applicable 10,375 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
Pjl.gpd Not Applicable 1,156 18-Dec-2007 21:39 Not Applicable
Pjlmon.dll 6.0.6001.22336 52,736 22-Dec-2008 04:34 IA-64
Ps5ui.dll 0.3.6001.22336 1,568,768 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
Pscript.hlp Not Applicable 26,038 18-Dec-2007 21:16 Not Applicable
Pscript.ntf Not Applicable 1,062,732 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Pscript5.dll 0.3.6001.22336 1,162,752 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
Pscrptfe.ntf Not Applicable 1,293,180 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Ps_schm.gdl Not Applicable 5,561 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stddtype.gdl Not Applicable 23,812 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdnames.gpd Not Applicable 14,362 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdschem.gdl Not Applicable 59,116 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Stdschmx.gdl Not Applicable 2,278 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Ttfsub.gpd Not Applicable 698 18-Dec-2007 21:43 Not Applicable
Unidrv.dll 0.3.6001.22336 1,148,416 22-Dec-2008 04:35 IA-64
Unidrv.hlp Not Applicable 21,225 18-Dec-2007 21:16 Not Applicable
Unidrvui.dll 0.3.6001.22336 1,649,664 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
Unires.dll 0.3.6001.22336 761,344 22-Dec-2008 04:33 IA-64
Xpssvcs.dll 6.0.6001.22336 5,282,304 22-Dec-2008 04:36 IA-64

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista

Additional files for all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File name Package_for_kb959541_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,367
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,430
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,421
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,422
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,425
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,430
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name X86_ntprint.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22336_none_3b6fcf90d3e3672d.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 19,235
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:17
Additional files for all supported 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File name Amd64_ntprint.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22336_none_978e6b148c40d863.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 19,295
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:19
File name Package_for_kb959541_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,375
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,438
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,429
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,430
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,433
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,438
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
Additional files for all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File name Ia64_ntprint.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22336_none_3b717386d3e17029.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 19,236
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,425
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,426
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,429
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15
File name Package_for_kb959541_server~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,434
Date (UTC) 22-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 21:15

APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
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