About this update
Subject Interface Packages (SIPs) are required in order to read the digital signatures on specific file types. After you install this update, SIPs enable the WinVerifyTrust function to handle a later version of Windows on the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server. SIPs also enable down-level WSUS environments to read the new file types in later versions of Windows that may be used for upgrades.
How to obtain this updateImportant If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
Method 1: Windows UpdateThis update is provided as an Important update in Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.
Method 2: Microsoft Download CenterThis update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the update for Windows Server 2012 package now.
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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Update detail information
PrerequisitesThere is no prerequisite to install this update.
Registry informationTo install this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.