Method 1: Windows UpdateThis update is provided as an Optional update on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.
Method 2: Microsoft Download CenterThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
|All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012||Download the 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:
PrerequisitesThere is no prerequisite to apply this hotfix.
Registry informationTo apply 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.
About the Software Protection Platform serviceThis service enables the download, installation, and enforcement of digital licenses for Windows and Windows-based applications. If the service is disabled, the operating system and licensed applications may run in a notification mode. We strongly recommend that you not disable the service.
Article ID: 3058163 - Last Review: Oct 20, 2015 - Revision: 1