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This article describes an update that is available for Microsoft Software License Terms for OEM versions of Windows 8.
This update resolves the following issues.
Issue 1Assume that you have a Language Interface Pack (LIP) installed on a computer that is running an OEM version of Windows 8. In this situation, the Windows 7 license terms are stored on the computer instead of Windows 8 license terms.
Issue 2Assume that you install a LIP on a computer that is running an OEM version of Windows 8. In this situation, you unexpectedly find Windows 7 license terms on the computer.
For example, you can view the license terms in the Action Center, or the license terms are displayed when you run the Winver.exe command.
Note The issues that are described in this article do not occur on the following LIPs:
Microsoft Download Center
This update improves the following components:
How to obtain this update
Windows UpdateThis update is available from Windows Update
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows 8.
Registry informationTo apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou do not 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.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2784532 - Last Review: December 21, 2012 - Revision: 2.0