October 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

Important When you install this update (2995388) from Windows Update, update 2996799 is included in the installation.

The October 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 in this update. Also notice that there is a prerequisite and a restart requirement for installing 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

Known issues with this update

Known issue 3
Text for DNS events is not rendered in DNS Manager mmc snap-in after you install August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2975719) or a later version of monthly updates on Windows Server 2012 R2-based DNS servers. 

Mitigations
View DNS events by using the Event Viewer and Computer Management snap-ins.

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

For more information about Windows Update, see frequently asked questions on Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can also obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center.
Download Download the x86-based Windows 8.1 update package now.
Download Download the x64-based Windows 8.1 update package now.
Download Download the x64-based Windows Server 2012 R2 update 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
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Update detail information

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must first install 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

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

File detail information
For a list of the files that are provided in this update 2995388, download the file information for update 2995388.
File hash information
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.


File nameSHA1 and SHA2
Windows8.1-KB2995388-arm.msuSHA1: 43308646EACD251BDF8F732834843944AD7C769E
SHA256: 1CBD8C63C7AA1BAFE7A16C2174E2DEF09A0E5E60ACAC444D68A14F1153184C1A
Windows8.1-KB2995388-x64.msuSHA1: 56A146D1E6A5BB43E109EF325449C0C65D15F2BB
SHA256: 195CF5136F95B3856F57D6F81D38BDAC1F18EADF7D7972D9C0992B95D57C3353
Windows8.1-KB2995388-x86.msuSHA1: 62414DF8FB9EB60F9ACF82EE15EB382C830517F3
SHA256: 71FD2E37A682129FF719802028CF7D14B5356DE720073435092858D0B7535813
Windows8.1-KB2996799-arm.msuSHA1: 341A4B59088294736DD5F205D03DD9B140F98448
SHA256: 99402FB16BF1F803C15C27550B7E4819FF8F7E42AC2B0F886277F7C0010086D3
Windows8.1-KB2996799-x64.msuSHA1: 36A625DF37F5221221E2C7DC385D5A5F22048969
SHA256: C41A76E441CFAA226FB3AFCE97CBE44266A2F933B2EB5DC0F9DA3961738ACB4A
Windows8.1-KB2996799-x86.msuSHA1: BAF2CE4F2657BC011B753123F5A8466374ABF41C
SHA256: 8C6D9D943AD061D7428E987242DABAE82DE82C8B670D59E92699085DE9EC9CE7

References

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
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Artikel-id: 2995388 – senaste granskning 17 juli 2015 – revision: 1

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