For more information about the improvements, refer to the "Changes in upgrade behavior when you install the update" section.
How to obtain this updateBy default, this compatibility update is offered when you have the release version of Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. No interaction is required to apply this update.
Upgrade actionsThis compatibility update may trigger several actions when you upgrade to the latest version of Windows 8. The following are the most common actions that may occur:
- Upgrade block
Puts an upgrade block on an application that may cause the upgrade to Windows 8 to fail. Windows 8 may put an upgrade block on a third-party application only if the manufacturer is notified. User has to uninstall to continue with the upgrade.
- Reinstall after upgrade
The user can continue to upgrade. However, the application or driver works if a user reinstalls after the upgrade.
Changes in upgrade behavior when you install the updateApplications or devices may experience a change in behavior after this compatibility update is installed.
The following table lists the applications and devices that may be dynamically migrated when you update. This table also describes the behavior of these applications and devices after this compatibility update is installed.
|Application Name||Version||Behavior after you install the update|
|Dr.Web Security Space Pro||7.x||You have to uninstall the application to continue with the upgrade. Provides a URL for more information about the product compatibility.|
|Sandboxie||3.73.x||You have to uninstall the application to continue with the upgrade. Provides a URL for more information about the product compatibility.|
Update replacement informationThis update replaces the following update:
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 2791338 - Last Review: Mar 12, 2013 - Revision: 1