Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 General Availability Update Rollup

Applies to: Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 ProWindows 8.1 Enterprise

Important KB 2894029 redirect you to this article (KB 2883200). When you install update package KB 2883200 from Windows Update, KB 2894029 and KB 2894179 are included in the installation of update package KB 2883200.

Important This update has been superseded by update 2919355 .


The Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 General Availability update rollup is available. This update rollup package provides a set of reliability, performance, and finishing touch improvements to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines.

We recommend that you also apply update rollup 2884846 after you apply this update rollup.

More Information

Update information

How to obtain the update

This update is available from Windows Update.

  • This update is provided as an important update.
  • If you select the Install updates automatically (recommended) Windows Update setting, this update is automatically installed.
  • If you select other Windows Update settings, we highly recommend that you immediately install this update through Windows Update.
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 KB2883200.


This update rollup includes the following performance and reliability improvements:

  • Push-button reset and boot experience: Stabilizes the boot experience. (Client and Server) Fits and finishes changes in push-button reset (PBR) and refresh. (Client only)
  • In-box apps: Provides reliability and stabilization fixes for inbox apps, including Camera, Photo, and Video Viewer. Stabilizes OneDrive integration with inbox apps. (Client)
  • Graphics and multimedia platform: Improves graphics and multimedia reliability and performance, including stabilized visuals across power states. Improves 3D performance. Improves the handling of PlayTo. (Client)
  • File server and clustering: Improves Enterprise Client Sync experience. Resolves reliability issues in continuous availability (CA) and backup scenarios involving failover clustering, Hyper-V, iSCSI and DedDup. (Server)
  • Hyper-V: Provides general virtualization reliability fixes in Hyper-V, Network Virtualization, and Remote Desktop Virtualization for large deployments. (Server)

Known issues

The following known issues may occur after you apply this update:

  • When you scan and send a document from a Multifunction Print (MFP) device by using the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol to a file share on a Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer, the scan file cannot be saved to the file share and you receive an error message indicating that send operation failed.

    A fix is scheduled to be included with the upcoming update rollup in November 2013.
  • You experience an error when resuming a computer from hibernation, and a blank screen is shown. This issue may occur with some computers that have TPM chips enabled.

    Microsoft is aware of this issue, and this article will be updated when a fix is available.


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

Update 2894179 is a prerequisite of update 2883200 and update 2894029 on Intel® Atom™ Processor Z3700 series and N28xx/N29xx family series based computers. Therefore, install update 2894179 before you install update 2883200 and update 2894029.

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 hash table

The following table lists the thumbprints of the certificates that are used to sign the updates(.msu). Verify the certificate thumbprint in this KB article against the certificate thumbprint indicated on the update that you download.

Filename SHA1 and SHA2
Windows8.1-KB2883200-arm.msu SHA1: 6AC4344DD9AE2FFEF29E44C8935D536A978CC468

SHA2: D35675190AE7088B41E70F087DD9D24CBB907A77F69B21D2B669E6CB11D2973C
Windows8.1-KB2883200-x64.msu SHA1: D5D279542962EC6AE5583180DBE5115CA847E9E4

SHA2: FB2FDA2F4536B169819D1F5EC8A652A8F4DAECE2840BAC22CB572B3EA7BDEB20
Windows8.1-KB2883200-x86.msu SHA1: 5685B7C2072960B53405A93F510911A69B14E06E

SHA2: BD9515FD2D79062CC68955F911D5084261CB7FED5E0F05E0669064E0E063CE70
Windows8.1-KB2894029-arm.msu SHA1: 451905F91B736E52B114FD4F5F79F70E85B8D638

SHA2: 5E6F79D60A5FC50C960B700E006321D4B49C02C93EC55B645565C3511EF97ABF
Windows8.1-KB2894029-x64.msu SHA1: 62BBF011467B9C93B285628477CE141092854722

SHA2: 500ADB290C04071003772232EE86E351FB01746F9B6A59207DA0CEC4E6767A3A
Windows8.1-KB2894029-x86.msu SHA1: 7973339219BFA50045E30E9BD0B5225194D7589A

SHA2: 5C0113D566E9BD97DD464EFF5483E1C3A9E97B1A355A8B701139E891FCBECF99
Windows8.1-KB2894179-arm.msu SHA1: 5BFAB282FF1857C1C032DEC45C7A057701D31FF5

SHA2: DAEC7B7E28FC0AD9C13727C761F8BF3DC47CD24D0410CF2E76B0DF143E5F441C
Windows8.1-KB2894179-x64.msu SHA1: 5CDF164F8A1A8A36F997873BC636CEFFCF82090F

SHA2: 6391A3E0063B9EB8FC38FE5940FE50D765AA520BB5E8C78BDF6FA843313F93ED
Windows8.1-KB2894179-x86.msu SHA1: AB147F0CA78E341E733E7F7A1DDE26AD1AC239D7

SHA2: 46AC56C9BD6ADBD9E4F42E40362420081BE7B890C5674FC601B94F5048D9F46E


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