An update that adds entries to the APN database for Everything Everywhere mobile network operator is available for Windows 8

Applies to: Windows 8Windows 8 EnterpriseWindows 8 Pro

Introduction


This article introduces a Windows 8 update for Access Point Name (APN) database. This update adds entries to the APN database for the Everything Everywhere mobile network operator.

Note The APN database file is used by the Windows Connection Manager (WCM) to help users connect to mobile broadband networks. Without the APN database file, you have to manually enter the APN information to connect to a mobile broadband network.

Resolution


This hotfix is also available at Microsoft Update Catalog.

Update information

To resolve this issue, install the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup 2836988. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2836988 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: May 2013

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 go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates