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Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: January 2014

This article describes the update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 that is dated January 2014. This update rollup package includes performance and reliability improvements. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines.

Issues that this update fixes

This update package fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
  • 2873617 You cannot use the Smigdeploy.exe tool in Windows Storage Server 2012 or Windows Storage Server 2008 R2
  • 2897602 FIX: TCP connections that use ephemeral loopback addresses are dropped suddenly in Windows
  • 2876391 "0x0000009E" Stop error on cluster nodes in a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based multi-node failover cluster environment
  • 2912228 "Permissions will not expire" is displayed unexpectedly in EUL after you set an expiration date on an XML document in Windows Server 2012
More information

Update information

How to obtain the update

Windows Update
This update is available from Windows Update.

  • This update is provided as an important update.
  • If you select the Install updates automatically (recommended) Windows Update setting, this update is installed automatically.
  • If you select other Windows Update settings, we highly recommend that you install this update through Windows Update immediately.
Microsoft Download Center
You can also obtain the standalone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. For more information, go to the Microsoft Download Center, and then search for KB2911101.


To apply this update, you must be running Windows RT, Windows 8, or Windows Server 2012.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previously released update.

File information

The global version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 file information notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.2.920 0.16 xxxWindows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.20 xxxWindows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 RTMLDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are not listed
For Windows RT
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Hidi2c.sys6.2.9200.1646131,23220-Nov-201204:10Not applicable
Hidclass.sys6.2.9200.1676960,41625-Nov-201323:14Not applicable
Hidparse.sys6.2.9200.1665427,13629-Jun-201302:16Not applicable
Hidusb.sys6.2.9200.1646120,99220-Nov-201204:11Not applicable
Fwpkclnt.sys6.2.9200.16420273,64020-Sep-201208:03Not applicable
Tcpip.sys6.2.9200.167341,691,99210-Oct-201311:27Not applicable
Apndatabase.xmlNot applicable385,61427-Nov-201300:18Not applicable
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Hidparse.sys6.2.9200.1665426,49629-Jun-201302:32Not applicable
Hidparse.sys6.2.9200.2076326,49602-Jul-201302:52Not applicable
Apndatabase.xmlNot applicable385,61427-Nov-201320:17Not applicable
Apndatabase.xmlNot applicable385,61427-Nov-201300:04Not applicable
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and of Windows Server 2012
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Apndatabase.xmlNot applicable385,61427-Nov-201300:19Not applicable
Apndatabase.xmlNot applicable385,61427-Nov-201300:04Not applicable
Smigdeploy.exe.configNot applicable18702-Jun-201214:32Not applicable
Smigdeploy.exe.configNot applicable18702-Jun-201214:32Not applicable
For more information about Windows Update, go to the following Microsoft websites:For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 2911101 - Last Review: 02/21/2014 02:30:00 - Revision: 3.0

Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows Server 2012 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 Standard, Windows RT

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