July 2014 update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012

Applies to: Windows 8 EnterpriseWindows 8 ProWindows 8 More

The July 2014 Windows RT 8, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup package resolves issues, and includes performance and reliability improvements. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines. Check out the fixed issues in this update.

Issues that this update fixes

This update package fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 2958570 "0x000000D5" Stop error when you remove a volume on a Windows Server 2012-based Hyper-V server
  • 2965702 "0x00000027" Stop error when you access an NFS share by using a UNC path in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

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Update information

How to obtain the update

Method 1: Windows Update
This update is provided as an Important update from 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.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center
You can also obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center.
Operating systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the update package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the update package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012Download Download the update package now.

Note The update for Windows RT can be obtained only from Windows Update.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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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.

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