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This article describes the update rollup for Windows 8 and for Windows Server 2012 that is dated November 2012. This update rollup package includes performance and reliability improvements for Windows 8 and for Windows Server 2012. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines.
This update rollup includes the following performance and reliability improvements:
For more information about how to work around this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2787757/ )Configuring Updates stage stops at 15 percent completion when you try to install update 2770917 in Windows 8
This update also resolves an issue in which you cannot scan data by using a USB 3.0 scanner that is connected to a Windows 8-based or Windows Server 2012-based computer. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2770436/ )You cannot scan data by using a USB 3.0 scanner that is connected to a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer
How to obtain the updateThis update is available from Windows Update
(http://download.microsoft.com/), and then search for KB2770917.
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012.
Restart informationYou must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace any previously released update.
File informationFor more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2782531/ )File information for update 2770917
If you have questions about Windows Update, go to the following Microsoft websites:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2770917 - Last Review: July 25, 2013 - Revision: 6.0