Fix for text quality degradation after security update 3013455 (MS15-010) is installed

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2Windows Server 2008 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 Enterprise More

Symptoms


After you install security update 3013455 (described in MSRC bulletin MS15-010), you may notice some text quality degradation in certain scenarios. This problem occurs on computers that are running the following operating systems:
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Windows Vista SP2

Status


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

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install one of the following updates as appropriate for you operating system:


Update for Windows Vista

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Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems

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Update for Windows Server 2008

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Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition

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Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems

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Update for Windows Server 2003

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Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

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Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems

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Release Date: February 18, 2013

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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More Information


Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you install this update (KB3037639).

Installation order

There is no installation order requirement for the two updates that are discussed in this article (KB3013455 and KB3037639).

File information


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.