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A performance and functionality update is available for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2
Article ID: 2454826 - View products that this article applies to.
This article describes an update for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2. This update provides a set of performance and functionality improvements to graphics, XPS, and Media Foundation components.
For more information about the performance and functionality improvements that this update provides, see the following:
How to obtain this updateThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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119591Microsoft 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.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
Registry informationTo use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Known issueAfter you install this update, Windows Live Mail may not start successfully.
For more information about how to resolve this issue, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
2505524 Windows Live Mail stops responding or fails to start after you install KB2454826
Update replacement informationThis update replaces the following updates:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028560/ )An update is available for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 which provides new functionality and performance improvements for the graphics platform
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028551/ )An update is available that contains improvements to XPS in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2120976/ )Streaming issues that are related to Microsoft Media Foundation in Windows 7
File informationThe global 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 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7Click here to view or hide detailed information
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2Click here to view or hide detailed information
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Additional file information
Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2
Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7Click here to view or hide detailed information
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2Click here to view or hide detailed information
Article ID: 2454826 - Last Review: April 30, 2013 - Revision: 7.1