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This article describes an input issue of the TAB key on a Surface Pro 3. An update is available to resolve this issue. The update has prerequisites.

Symptoms

When you try to switch the cursor from the Username box to the Password box by using the TAB key on a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 that is running Windows 8.1, a tab stop is inserted unexpectedly in the Username box.

Resolution

We have released an update to resolve this issue. Even though this issue has only been observed in Windows 8.1, the update also applies to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows RT 8.1.

How to obtain this update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system

Update

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012 R2

Download Download the package now.


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.

Update detail information

Prerequisites

To install this update, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

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 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information and 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:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.960 0.17 xxx

    Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Baseeapmethodconfig.xsd

Not applicable

612

18-Jun-2013

12:21

Not applicable

Baseeapmethodusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

648

18-Jun-2013

12:21

Not applicable

Eapcommon.xsd

Not applicable

752

18-Jun-2013

12:21

Not applicable

Eapgenericusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

1,132

18-Jun-2013

12:21

Not applicable

Eaphostconfig.xsd

Not applicable

1,275

18-Jun-2013

12:21

Not applicable

Eaphostusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

1,353

18-Jun-2013

12:21

Not applicable

Eapp3hst.dll

6.3.9600.17670

250,880

30-Jan-2015

01:24

x86

Eappcfg.dll

6.3.9600.17670

278,016

30-Jan-2015

01:06

x86

Eappgnui.dll

6.3.9600.17670

91,648

30-Jan-2015

01:40

x86

Eapphost.dll

6.3.9600.17670

266,752

30-Jan-2015

01:16

x86

Eappprxy.dll

6.3.9600.17415

56,320

29-Oct-2014

00:59

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Baseeapmethodconfig.xsd

Not applicable

612

18-Jun-2013

14:46

Not applicable

Baseeapmethodusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

648

18-Jun-2013

14:46

Not applicable

Eapcommon.xsd

Not applicable

752

18-Jun-2013

14:46

Not applicable

Eapgenericusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

1,132

18-Jun-2013

14:46

Not applicable

Eaphostconfig.xsd

Not applicable

1,275

18-Jun-2013

14:46

Not applicable

Eaphostusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

1,353

18-Jun-2013

14:46

Not applicable

Eapp3hst.dll

6.3.9600.17670

331,776

30-Jan-2015

01:37

x64

Eappcfg.dll

6.3.9600.17670

346,112

30-Jan-2015

01:08

x64

Eappgnui.dll

6.3.9600.17670

102,912

30-Jan-2015

02:02

x64

Eapphost.dll

6.3.9600.17670

339,456

30-Jan-2015

01:24

x64

Eappprxy.dll

6.3.9600.17415

70,656

29-Oct-2014

01:19

x64

Eapp3hst.dll

6.3.9600.17670

250,880

30-Jan-2015

01:24

x86

Eappcfg.dll

6.3.9600.17670

278,016

30-Jan-2015

01:06

x86

Eappgnui.dll

6.3.9600.17670

91,648

30-Jan-2015

01:40

x86

Eapphost.dll

6.3.9600.17670

266,752

30-Jan-2015

01:16

x86

Eappprxy.dll

6.3.9600.17415

56,320

29-Oct-2014

00:59

x86

For all supported Windows RT 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Baseeapmethodconfig.xsd

Not applicable

612

18-Jun-2013

14:48

Not applicable

Baseeapmethodusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

648

18-Jun-2013

14:48

Not applicable

Eapcommon.xsd

Not applicable

752

18-Jun-2013

14:48

Not applicable

Eapgenericusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

1,132

18-Jun-2013

14:48

Not applicable

Eaphostconfig.xsd

Not applicable

1,275

18-Jun-2013

14:48

Not applicable

Eaphostusercredentials.xsd

Not applicable

1,353

18-Jun-2013

14:48

Not applicable

Eapp3hst.dll

6.3.9600.17670

248,320

30-Jan-2015

00:59

Not applicable

Eappcfg.dll

6.3.9600.17670

253,952

30-Jan-2015

00:46

Not applicable

Eappgnui.dll

6.3.9600.17670

92,160

30-Jan-2015

01:11

Not applicable

Eapphost.dll

6.3.9600.17670

245,760

30-Jan-2015

00:52

Not applicable

Eappprxy.dll

6.3.9600.17670

58,880

30-Jan-2015

00:58

Not applicable


Additional file information


Additional file information for Windows 8.1 and for Windows Server 2012 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File property

Value

File name

X86_b048b6307f9e7f2fc0496246f13ccecf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_9ce8470a7d581e9f.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

732

Date (UTC)

30-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

23:57

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-e..-protocol-host-peer_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_f8ba0d61deff4d72.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

29,571

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

00:01

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and of Windows Server 2012 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_4efad7e8c6eb41d2d50d024be5606cd0_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_6c6a7fe132649a97.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

736

Date (UTC)

30-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

23:57

File name

Amd64_82b1609b52e1fbf1b9f99e28e760f320_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_66c524960b0f6baf.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

736

Date (UTC)

30-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

23:57

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-e..-protocol-host-peer_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_54d8a8e5975cbea8.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

29,575

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

00:04

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-e..-protocol-host-peer_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_5f2d5337cbbd80a3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

24,851

Date (UTC)

31-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

00:04

Additional files for Windows RT 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Arm_eacd3f24136dcf5fa7b193d76a615642_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_31aef1932f85db5d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

732

Date (UTC)

30-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

23:57

File name

Arm_microsoft-windows-e..-protocol-host-peer_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17670_none_f8bc7fb9defc6c38.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

29,568

Date (UTC)

30-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

02:28


Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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