July 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

The July 2014 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 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 and prerequisites in this update.


Issues that this update fixes


This update package fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
List of the fixed issues

How to obtain the update rollup

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is provided as an Important update from Windows Update. If you turn on automatic updating, this update is automatically installed.

How to perform Windows Update

For more information of Windows Update, go to the following Microsoft web site:

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can also obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center.
Download Download the x86-based Windows 8.1 update package now.
Download Download the x64-based Windows 8.1 update package now.
Download Download the x64-based Windows Server 2012 R2 update package now.

Note The update for Windows RT 8.1 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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More Information


Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must first install the update 2919355 on Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2919355 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update April, 2014

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

File detail information
For a list of the files that are provided in this update 2967917, download the file information for update 2967917.
File hash information
The following table lists the thumbprints of the certificates that are used to sign the updates (.msu). Verify the certificate thumbprint in this Microsoft Knowledge Base article against the certificate thumbprint indicated on the update that you download.


File nameSHA1 and SHA2
Windows8.1-KB2967917-arm.msuSHA1: 431AF1FEE2FEB8422302A407E5E0AF565469C363
SHA256: D00F2E5C9079CE2D318D433C3B83B045FE77F4ADD8DEBDF470458995ED26B3BD
Windows8.1-KB2967917-x64.msuSHA1: F3C76E9B2C6FD1B090D191B78DE1189844B040F8
SHA256: BA6567424A9431FB181294FF69C76284B04B91CD3CA30AA3F89D783AE074EE46
Windows8.1-KB2967917-x86.msuSHA1: 2E5C82DC69065938DAD2D665E8089AB1F53BB535
SHA256: B0C1CADD6C56BE3BD841A10E19309D5DCE902D9E1AAAFF240ACB4464AD0390AB

References

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
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Article ID: 2967917 - Last Review: Nov 27, 2014 - Revision: 1

Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

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