Symptoms

When you update Windows 8 or Windows RT to Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, Windows may not provide device and application compatibility information as expected. 

Resolution

Update information

How to obtain this update

This update is applied when you upgrade to Windows 8.1 Preview or Windows RT 8.1 Preview. No interaction is required to apply this update.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

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

Restart requirement

You do not 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.

Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.920 0.16 xxx

    Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

For Windows RT

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wica.dll

6.3.9600.16427

309,232

12-Oct-2013

07:33

Not applicable

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wica.dll

6.3.9600.16427

330,752

12-Oct-2013

06:37

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and of Windows Server 2012

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wica.dll

6.3.9600.16427

418,304

12-Oct-2013

07:21

x64


Status

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

More Information

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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