October 2014 compatibility update for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 R2 EnterpriseWindows Server 2008 R2 Standard

This update enables Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to determine application compatibility problems and impacts.

How to obtain this update


Windows Update

This update is a Recommended update from Windows Update.

Update detail information


Prerequisites

There is no prerequisite to apply this update.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information



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824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates