The July 2014 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup package resolves issues, and includes performance and reliability improvements. We recommend that you apply this update rollup as part of your regular maintenance routines. Check out the fixed issues and prerequisites in this update.
Issues that this update fixes
This update package fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
List of the fixed issues
2974318 Translation issue on a German language computer that is running Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1
2973456 USB 2.1 device cannot be recognized when the BOS descriptor validation fails in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
2973071 "HTTP 403" or "0x80040001" error when a DirectAccess server requires OTP authentication in Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1
2972090 Incorrect candidate selected in Japanese IME when you convert a Kana in the Search pane in Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1
2970746 "Profile Installation Failed" error when iOS device is Workplace Joined by using DRS on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based server
2970237 Computer goes back to sleep mode quickly in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
2969040 Toggle button does not respond in landscape mode for a right-to-left language in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
2967165 PowerShell 3.0 fails to import signed localized data file on Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
2937429 Group Policy Preferences items take a long time to apply because of full DFS namespace sync
2923238 Microsoft Online Responder can't service an OCSP request that contains multiple certificates
2973445 "0x0000009F" Stop error when you restart a Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer
2972624 Date and time is incorrect when a computer running Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 resumes from hibernate mode
2971677 IP addresses become APIPA when DHCP failover server running Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 is unavailable
2967567 Cannot access DFS root when the DFS path is offline and you log on to a Windows-based computer for the first time
2966729 0x8e5e043e error when you try to use the Tiering Engine Service in Windows Server 2012 R2
2960124 The Online Responder service does not return a deterministic GOOD for all certificates not included in the CRL
2954978 DNS query fails if you use BIND DNS together with Windows DNS in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
2458125 The Value field under the Attribute item for event ID 5136 is empty in Windows Server
How to obtain the update rollup
Method 1: Windows Update
This update is provided as an Important update from Windows Update. If you turn on automatic updating, this update is automatically installed.
How to perform Windows Update
Open Windows Update by swiping in from the right edge of the screen (or, if you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen and move the mouse pointer up), tap or click Settings, tap or click Change PC settings, and then tap or click Update and recovery.
Tap or click Check now, and then wait while Windows looks for the latest updates for your computer.
If updates are found, tap or click Install updates.
Select update 2967917 under Optional, and then tap or click Install.
Note You might have to restart your computer to finish installing some updates. Save and close your files and apps before you restart so you do not lose anything.
For more information of Windows Update, go to the following Microsoft web site:
Note The update for Windows RT 8.1 can be obtained only from Windows Update.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
To apply this update, you must first install the update 2919355 on Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2919355 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update April, 2014
You must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any previously released update.
The following table lists the thumbprints of the certificates that are used to sign the updates (.msu). Verify the certificate thumbprint in this Microsoft Knowledge Base article against the certificate thumbprint indicated on the update that you download.
Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard