To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-098.
- All future security and nonsecurity updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates.
- 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.
To resolve this issue, install update 3187022. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Method 1: Windows Update
Get security updates automatically.
Note For Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.
Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog
Method 3: Microsoft Download Center
You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.
Click the download link in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-098 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.
How to obtain help and support for this security update
Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support
Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center
Local support according to your country: International Support
Article ID: 3177725 - Last Review: Apr 27, 2017 - Revision: 2