Integration components are sets of drivers and services that help your virtual machines have a more consistent state and perform better by enabling the guest to use synthetic devices.
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 8.1||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1||Download the package now.|
|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 x86-based versions of Windows 7||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7||Download the package now.|
PrerequisitesTo install this update, you must have April 2014, update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows 8.1. Or, install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7.
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.
Note The location of the .cab file may be different from what is described in the Blog, depending on where you download the .cab files.
Article ID: 3071740 - Last Review: Feb 6, 2017 - Revision: 2