Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: July 2013

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Important When you install this update (KB 2855336) from Windows Update, KB 2862073 and KB 2864629 are included in the installation.

Summary

This article describes the update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 that is dated July 2013. This update rollup package includes performance and reliability improvements. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines.

Note This update rollup is reoffered on July 12, 2013 to fix an issue. For more information about this issue, go to the Known issues that affect this update rollup section.

Issues that this update rollup fixes

  • Resolves an issue that could cause SD cards to no longer be detected by Windows when the system transitions between different power states.

This update package also fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
2866029 "0x000000D1" Stop error when you perform a live migration of a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2012-based cluster

2830615 $MyInvocation.MyCommand object is set to null when you run the script by using PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012

2850309 "0x000000C2" Stop error when you resume a computer from sleep mode or hibernation on a Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, or Windows RT-based computer


2847176 File system is recognized incorrectly after you extend a CSVSF volume on a Windows Server 2012-based cluster


2814849 Taskbar thumbnails don't show Lync 2013 message notifications in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012


2850661 Multiple user groups including Remote Desktop Users are missing after you upgrade to Windows 8 Pro using the Pro Pack

2856702 Error message when you try to safely eject a USB hard disk drive in Windows Server 2012


2856667 Event ID 8249 is logged every 10 seconds when you try to recover files from a backup file by using Windows Server Backup in Windows Server 2012


2854362 Vmms.exe processes freeze on certain nodes in a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V failover cluster

2845653 "0x0000000A" Stop error when you perform a live migration of a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2012-based cluster

2853957
High CPU utilization by the Dllhost.exe process in Windows RT, Windows 8, or Windows Server 2012


2857694
Pitch is not maintained when you change the playback speed of an A-LAW compressed .wav file in Windows Media Player in Windows 8


2853952
Active Directory database becomes corrupted when a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V host server crashes


2849583 ICC color profiles do not apply to a printed image in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012


2852483 Memory leak occurs in the Dwm.exe process on a Remote Desktop computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012


2856547 The Room Correction feature on the default audio playback device is disabled after you restart the Windows Audio service in Windows 8


2857407
"0x0000007E" Stop error when you try to shut down a Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012-based computer


2845318 Event ID 44 logged when remote users try to log on to a Windows Server 2012-based RD Session Host server


2838083 Touch Keyboard icon is not displayed on a Windows 8-based tablet


2812416 You cannot schedule a File Management task accurately in Windows Server 2008 R2 or in Windows Server 2012


2727972 Cluster node freezes when you restart a computer in a Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 environment

2853579 "0x0000004E" Stop error when shadow copying fails on a computer that is running Windows Server 2012

Known issues that affect this update rollup

  • If you have a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V cluster that uses NIC Teaming with virtual LAN (VLAN), and you install this update rollup before July 12, 2013, you may receive an "0x000000D1" Stop error code when you perform a live migration of a virtual machine. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2866029 "0x000000D1" Stop error when you perform a live migration of a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2012-based cluster

More Information

Update information

How to obtain the update

Windows Update
This update is available from Windows Update.

Notes
  • This update is provided as an important update.
  • If you select the Install updates automatically (recommended) Windows Update setting, this update is installed automatically.
  • If you select other Windows Update settings, we highly recommend that you install this update through Windows Update immediately.
Microsoft Download Center
You can also obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. For more information, go to the Microsoft Download Center, and then search for KB2855336.

Important If you use Microsoft Download Center to apply this update on Windows Server 2012, make sure you also download and install the .msu packages for KB 2862073 and KB 2864629.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows RT, Windows 8, or Windows Server 2012.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previously released update.
File information

References

For more information about Windows Update, go to the following Microsoft websites: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
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Article ID: 2855336 - Last Review: Oct 9, 2014 - Revision: 1

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