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

Applies to: Windows 8Windows 8 EnterpriseWindows 8 Pro


This article describes the update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 that is dated August 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.

Issues that this update fixes

  • Resolves an issue in which some Micro SD cards are not detected on Windows 8 tablets

This update package also fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
2800422 "0x00000034" Stop error and file corruption when you burn a Live File System formatted disc on a Windows-based computer

2832829 "0x00000019" Stop error when you try to shut down a Windows-based computer

2845204 Filtering rule incorrectly triggered on a WFP-based firewall and filtering application in Windows 8

2851299 Existing memory dump file is removed if you turn off the 'Overwrite any existing file' option in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

2859160 Windows 8-based computer freezes when you resume the computer from hibernate mode

2860740 Application exits unexpectedly when it tries to verify a smart card PIN in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

2862818 "midiInGetNumDevs" function returns incorrect number of MIDI input devices in Windows 8

2865893 The Maps app freezes on a Windows 8-based device when you start the app for the first time

Windows-based computer crashes when you restart, shut down, or log off from the computer

2867205 Stop error 0x139 in Windows Server 2012 when the thin provisioning threshold is crossed

2867224 "OpenFiles /local on" command fails on a computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

2868237 App exits when you ignore misspelled words in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012

Error code 0x800706f7 when you run an application that calls a method on a COM-based component in Windows 8

2868560 "Can't connect to the network" status message when you try to connect to a mobile broadband network in Windows 8

2868572 Characters in vertical fonts are not displayed correctly in Windows 8

More Information

Update information

How to obtain the update

Windows Update
To obtain this update from Windows Update, follow these steps:
  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. Or, if you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.
  2. Tap or click Settings
  3. In the search box, type Windows Update.
  4. Tap or click Install optional updates.
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 KB2862768.


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.


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