This article describes an update that fixes some issues in Windows 8.1,Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Before you install this update, check out the Prerequisites section.

Issues fixed in this update

  • Removes the Touch Hardware Quality Assurance (THQA) certification verification check in the Win32k.sys driver in Windows 8.1.

  • Font files remain open by the system, and can't be deleted when they're used in a call to CreateScalableFontResource in Windows Server 2012 R2.

  • Fixes a crash in Win32k.sys in Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

How to get this update

Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is provided as an Optional update on Windows Update. For more information on how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through 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.

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

Download Download the package now.

All supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

Download Download the package now.

Note The update for Windows RT 8.1 can be downloaded only from Windows Update.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, select the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to get 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 apply this update, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Or, install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

Registry information

To apply this update, you don't 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 doesn't replace a previously released update.

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.

File Information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.

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 0.18 xxx

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

    RTM

    GDR

  • 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 listed 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.

Windows RT 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,213

21-Aug-2013

23:33

Not applicable

Win32k.sys

6.3.9600.18056

3,092,992

15-Sep-2015

14:29

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,213

21-Aug-2013

23:39

Not applicable

Win32k.sys

6.3.9600.18056

3,523,584

15-Sep-2015

14:25

x86

x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,213

22-Aug-2013

06:44

Not applicable

Win32k.sys

6.3.9600.18056

4,176,384

15-Sep-2015

14:29

x64

Wow64_win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,213

21-Aug-2013

23:39

Not applicable


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

    6.1.760 1.19 xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    GDR

    6.1.760 1.23 xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • 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 listed 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.

x64 Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.19006

3,210,240

14-Sep-2015

19:45

x64

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.23209

3,213,312

14-Sep-2015

21:49

x64

ia64 Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.19006

7,503,360

14-Sep-2015

19:46

IA-64

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.23209

7,511,552

15-Sep-2015

13:35

IA-64

x86 Windows 7

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.19006

2,385,920

14-Sep-2015

19:53

x86

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.23209

2,394,624

14-Sep-2015

21:48

x86


Windows RT 8.1

File property

Value

File name

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File version

Not applicable

File size

694

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:54

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Arm_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18056_none_4db7edafb603986c.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

125,375

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

14:55

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,804

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:54

Platform

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,804

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:54

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_568ef6e24fb6449d536bf068a35f9ab6_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18056_none_bedb9260d1b597c8.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

694

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:54

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18056_none_4db57b57b60679a6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

125,375

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

15:12

Platform

Not applicable

x64 Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_4b449e11bcc2931092a6646372538b54_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_27656bb4e8303b1c.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,038

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_4ccabaa5177d6de9a091e0dbe88b3877_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_264faf421b1f5915.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,038

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

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File version

Not applicable

File size

698

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

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File version

Not applicable

File size

698

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_b54adc226ac24198a0245d45c3ff7d30_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_e0e6d5ce23ea1c80.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

698

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_da5b1e990fbf4f6e8208c289f44c05c2_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_12d33b3e324dc20c.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

698

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_1726189bb11cac3d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

42,149

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:46

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_17b2b82aca379533.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

42,149

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

22:45

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,774

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_217ac2ede57d6e38.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

4,178

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:42

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_2207627cfe98572e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

4,178

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

22:25

Platform

Not applicable

ia64 Windows Server 2008 R2

File property

Value

File name

Ia64_10a15f5c65602cf9358911ec453969fa_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_7a54561cfba8cf41.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,036

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Ia64_ff9dcbb7a72c3ec553628a9637b93f70_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_fc8ecb5c09087431.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,036

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Ia64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_bb09210df8bd4403.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

42,147

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:43

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Ia64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_bb95c09d11d82cf9.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

42,147

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

14:16

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,447

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_217ac2ede57d6e38.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

4,178

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

20:42

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_2207627cfe98572e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

4,178

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

22:25

Platform

Not applicable

x86 Windows 7

File property

Value

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,138

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_cd1beaaef3c02f13a461f4bfe9f43335_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_2ad164d808672ea0.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

694

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_dee31cd14d898c78122a083f98fa08fa_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_541e83c111a18027.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

694

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

17:03

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.19006_none_bb077d17f8bf3b07.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

42,145

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:00

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23209_none_bb941ca711da23fd.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

42,145

Date (UTC)

14-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

22:44

Platform

Not applicable

x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File property

Value

File name

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File version

Not applicable

File size

698

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:54

Platform

Not applicable

File name

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File version

Not applicable

File size

698

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:54

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18056_none_a9d416db6e63eadc.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

125,379

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

15:25

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,935

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

21:54

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-win32k_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18056_none_b428c12da2c4acd7.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

124,646

Date (UTC)

15-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

15:11

Platform

Not applicable


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