The October 2014 Windows RT 8, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 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 in this update.
Issues that this update fixes
This update package fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
2996808 Gray conversion of the RGB color is printed incorrectly through a PCL 6 version 4 driver in Windows
2996534 Rotated images in PowerPoint 2013 are printed incorrectly when you use XPS in Windows
2996502 Sitka fonts cannot be printed correctly by using an XPS print driver in Windows
2988609 You cannot print fax by using a fax modem in Windows
2979583 Additional thick line is printed on a page that has an Excel chart in Windows
2974313 A domain controller freezes when an event subscription manager list is long in Windows
2990170 Multipath I/O identifies different disks as the same disk in Windows
How to obtain this update
Method 1: Windows Update
This update is provided as an Important update from Windows Update. To obtain this update from Windows Update, follow these steps:
Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. Or, if you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.
Note The update for Windows RT 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.
There is no prerequisite to apply this update.
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.