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Improvements and FixesThis security update is being released together with the following three nonsecurity updates. When they are installed together, the four updates add improvements and fixes in addition to the security update that is described in Microsoft security bulletin MS14-083. For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Prerequisites for installing this security updateThere are no prerequisites for installing install this security update.
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update.
For more information, see "887012 Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer for more information."
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
File informationThe English (United States) version of this security update 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.
Article ID: 2910929 - Last Review: 9 Dec 2014 - Revision: 1