This article describes some improvements for Windows Store and Windows Update in Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. Check out the new features of this update and how to obtain this update. This update has a prerequisite.

Features that are enabled in this update


About the new features that are enabled for the Windows Store

  • A persistent navigation bar now appears at the top of the screen. Users can now use the mouse or keyboard to quickly browse to recommendation lists (such as Top Free, Top Paid, Top Grossing, Best Rated, and Picks for You), Collections, or account information.

  • App collections have a more prominent placement in the navigation. There is a new Collections page that lists all available app collections. A small set of collections is highlighted on the home page. Collections are also displayed in search results. Additionally, for certain collections, users will be offered an Install All choice that lets them obtain all the apps in that collection in one step.

  • A universal apps badge has been added to Windows Store apps that can be purchased only one time and that can then be used on both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1.

  • Discount information is now displayed for apps on the home page, search results, lists, and description pages.

  • App description page improvements:

    • Users can take larger screen shots of the UI to improve the view of the app for other users that are not currently using it.

    • Universal applications are clearly identified together with any hardware requirements. .

    • Promotional pricing and expiration information is displayed next to the Buy button.

    • The list of recommended apps that is offered to the user post-acquisition is improved to make them more relevant.


  • A supplemental privacy shortcut has been added to the apps description page in the charms.

  • An improved hardware-targeting feature filters touch-required apps out of the Windows Store live tile, Spotlight, and "Picks for You" parts of the Store if the computer does not support touch. These apps are still viewable in other parts of the Store. Therefore, when you select a touch-required app on a computer that does not support touch, you receive a warning to indicate that the computer does not have the correct hardware to run the app.

About the new features that are enabled for the Windows Update

  • Windows Update integrates with SleepStudy to provide improved diagnostic information.

  • Improvements to performance, resiliency, and support for authenticated proxies have been added in Windows Update.

Resolution

Update information

How to obtain this update

Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system

Update

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012 R2

Download Download the package now.

Note The update for Windows RT 8.1 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 Microsoft 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.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2, and have update 2919355 installed.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

The global version of this update 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.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Winstoreui-events.ptxml

Not applicable

10,732

27-Nov-2013

04:24

Not applicable

Appxblockmap.xml

Not applicable

319

22-Aug-2013

05:12

Not applicable

Appxmanifest.xml

Not applicable

1,733

22-Aug-2013

01:43

Not applicable

Resources.ar-sa.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

15:12

Not applicable

Resources.bg-bg.pri

Not applicable

2,648

11-Apr-2014

15:12

Not applicable

Resources.cs-cz.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

15:12

Not applicable

Resources.da-dk.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

15:12

Not applicable

Resources.de-de.pri

Not applicable

2,616

11-Apr-2014

15:05

Not applicable

Resources.el-gr.pri

Not applicable

2,656

11-Apr-2014

15:13

Not applicable

Resources.en-gb.pri

Not applicable

2,616

11-Apr-2014

15:09

Not applicable

Resources.en-us.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

08:09

Not applicable

Resources.es-es.pri

Not applicable

2,632

11-Apr-2014

14:57

Not applicable

Resources.et-ee.pri

Not applicable

2,632

11-Apr-2014

15:09

Not applicable

Resources.fi-fi.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

15:09

Not applicable

Resources.fr-fr.pri

Not applicable

2,720

11-Apr-2014

15:10

Not applicable

Resources.he-il.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

15:08

Not applicable

Resources.hr-hr.pri

Not applicable

2,672

11-Apr-2014

15:06

Not applicable

Resources.hu-hu.pri

Not applicable

2,656

11-Apr-2014

15:08

Not applicable

Resources.it-it.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

15:09

Not applicable

Resources.ja-jp.pri

Not applicable

2,552

11-Apr-2014

15:08

Not applicable

Resources.ko-kr.pri

Not applicable

2,552

11-Apr-2014

15:09

Not applicable

Resources.lt-lt.pri

Not applicable

2,688

11-Apr-2014

15:08

Not applicable

Resources.lv-lv.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

15:05

Not applicable

Resources.nb-no.pri

Not applicable

2,608

11-Apr-2014

15:08

Not applicable

Resources.nl-nl.pri

Not applicable

2,624

11-Apr-2014

15:07

Not applicable

Resources.pl-pl.pri

Not applicable

2,656

11-Apr-2014

14:55

Not applicable

Resources.pt-br.pri

Not applicable

2,624

11-Apr-2014

14:56

Not applicable

Resources.pt-pt.pri

Not applicable

2,624

11-Apr-2014

14:55

Not applicable

Resources.ro-ro.pri

Not applicable

2,648

11-Apr-2014

14:54

Not applicable

Resources.ru-ru.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

14:55

Not applicable

Resources.sk-sk.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

14:49

Not applicable

Resources.sl-si.pri

Not applicable

2,664

11-Apr-2014

14:55

Not applicable

Resources.sr-latn-rs.pri

Not applicable

2,696

11-Apr-2014

14:51

Not applicable

Resources.sv-se.pri

Not applicable

2,616

11-Apr-2014

15:02

Not applicable

Resources.th-th.pri

Not applicable

2,608

11-Apr-2014

14:55

Not applicable

Resources.tr-tr.pri

Not applicable

2,672

11-Apr-2014

15:01

Not applicable

Resources.uk-ua.pri

Not applicable

2,704

11-Apr-2014

14:54

Not applicable

Resources.zh-cn.pri

Not applicable

2,560

11-Apr-2014

15:01

Not applicable

Resources.zh-hk.pri

Not applicable

2,544

11-Apr-2014

14:58

Not applicable

Resources.zh-tw.pri

Not applicable

2,544

11-Apr-2014

14:59

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black_scale-180.png

Not applicable

1,712

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,349

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.scale-180.png

Not applicable

1,712

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,349

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black_scale-140.png

Not applicable

8,493

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black_scale-180.png

Not applicable

12,331

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.scale-100.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.scale-140.png

Not applicable

8,493

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.scale-180.png

Not applicable

12,331

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,554

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,554

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,069

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,069

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-140.png

Not applicable

1,892

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-180.png

Not applicable

2,135

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,484

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-140.png

Not applicable

1,892

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-180.png

Not applicable

2,135

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,484

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,293

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,293

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Resources.pri

Not applicable

11,960

11-Apr-2014

01:59

Not applicable

Winstoreui-ppdlic.xrm-ms

Not applicable

2,885

11-Apr-2014

08:22

Not applicable

Twinuievents.ptxml

Not applicable

41,269

22-Feb-2014

04:23

Not applicable

Windowsupdateclient-core.ptxml

Not applicable

11,791

21-Aug-2013

23:40

Not applicable

Windowsupdate.admx

Not applicable

23,690

01-Jul-2013

16:49

Not applicable

Wusettingsprovider.dll

7.9.9600.17093

307,712

11-Apr-2014

03:01

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Winstoreui-events.ptxml

Not applicable

10,732

27-Nov-2013

04:23

Not applicable

Appxblockmap.xml

Not applicable

319

22-Aug-2013

12:27

Not applicable

Appxmanifest.xml

Not applicable

1,733

22-Aug-2013

08:30

Not applicable

Resources.ar-sa.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

16:43

Not applicable

Resources.bg-bg.pri

Not applicable

2,648

11-Apr-2014

16:39

Not applicable

Resources.cs-cz.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

16:43

Not applicable

Resources.da-dk.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

16:43

Not applicable

Resources.de-de.pri

Not applicable

2,616

11-Apr-2014

16:34

Not applicable

Resources.el-gr.pri

Not applicable

2,656

11-Apr-2014

16:39

Not applicable

Resources.en-gb.pri

Not applicable

2,616

11-Apr-2014

16:39

Not applicable

Resources.en-us.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

09:06

Not applicable

Resources.es-es.pri

Not applicable

2,632

11-Apr-2014

16:28

Not applicable

Resources.et-ee.pri

Not applicable

2,632

11-Apr-2014

16:39

Not applicable

Resources.fi-fi.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

16:39

Not applicable

Resources.fr-fr.pri

Not applicable

2,720

11-Apr-2014

16:39

Not applicable

Resources.he-il.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

16:39

Not applicable

Resources.hr-hr.pri

Not applicable

2,672

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.hu-hu.pri

Not applicable

2,656

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.it-it.pri

Not applicable

2,600

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.ja-jp.pri

Not applicable

2,552

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.ko-kr.pri

Not applicable

2,552

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.lt-lt.pri

Not applicable

2,688

11-Apr-2014

16:32

Not applicable

Resources.lv-lv.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.nb-no.pri

Not applicable

2,608

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.nl-nl.pri

Not applicable

2,624

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.pl-pl.pri

Not applicable

2,656

11-Apr-2014

16:32

Not applicable

Resources.pt-br.pri

Not applicable

2,624

11-Apr-2014

16:28

Not applicable

Resources.pt-pt.pri

Not applicable

2,624

11-Apr-2014

16:27

Not applicable

Resources.ro-ro.pri

Not applicable

2,648

11-Apr-2014

16:27

Not applicable

Resources.ru-ru.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

16:32

Not applicable

Resources.sk-sk.pri

Not applicable

2,640

11-Apr-2014

16:26

Not applicable

Resources.sl-si.pri

Not applicable

2,664

11-Apr-2014

16:30

Not applicable

Resources.sr-latn-rs.pri

Not applicable

2,696

11-Apr-2014

16:25

Not applicable

Resources.sv-se.pri

Not applicable

2,616

11-Apr-2014

16:32

Not applicable

Resources.th-th.pri

Not applicable

2,608

11-Apr-2014

16:30

Not applicable

Resources.tr-tr.pri

Not applicable

2,672

11-Apr-2014

16:32

Not applicable

Resources.uk-ua.pri

Not applicable

2,704

11-Apr-2014

16:30

Not applicable

Resources.zh-cn.pri

Not applicable

2,560

11-Apr-2014

16:33

Not applicable

Resources.zh-hk.pri

Not applicable

2,544

11-Apr-2014

16:34

Not applicable

Resources.zh-tw.pri

Not applicable

2,544

11-Apr-2014

16:34

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black_scale-180.png

Not applicable

1,712

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,349

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,416

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.scale-180.png

Not applicable

1,712

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Logo.scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,349

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black_scale-140.png

Not applicable

8,493

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.contrast-black_scale-180.png

Not applicable

12,331

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.scale-100.png

Not applicable

6,196

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.scale-140.png

Not applicable

8,493

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Splashscreen.scale-180.png

Not applicable

12,331

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,554

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,872

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilelarge.scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,554

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,069

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,256

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilesmall.scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,069

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-140.png

Not applicable

1,892

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-180.png

Not applicable

2,135

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,484

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-100.png

Not applicable

1,665

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-140.png

Not applicable

1,892

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-180.png

Not applicable

2,135

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tiletiny.scale-80.png

Not applicable

1,484

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.contrast-black.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.contrast-black_scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.contrast-black_scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,293

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.scale-100.png

Not applicable

2,476

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Tilewide.scale-80.png

Not applicable

2,293

03-Aug-2013

04:38

Not applicable

Resources.pri

Not applicable

11,960

11-Apr-2014

01:50

Not applicable

Winstoreui-ppdlic.xrm-ms

Not applicable

2,885

11-Apr-2014

09:52

Not applicable

Twinuievents.ptxml

Not applicable

41,269

22-Feb-2014

04:21

Not applicable

Windowsupdateclient-core.ptxml

Not applicable

11,791

22-Aug-2013

06:45

Not applicable

Windowsupdate.admx

Not applicable

23,690

01-Jul-2013

16:49

Not applicable

Twinui.appcore.dll

6.3.9600.17093

828,928

11-Apr-2014

02:36

x86


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