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

Important When you install this update (2975719) from Windows Update, updates 2990532, 2979582, 2993100, 2993651, and 2995004 are included in the installation.
The August 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 improvements, fixed issues, and prerequisites in this update.

This update is released on September 2, 2014.

Improvements in this update

This update includes the following new features and improvements in Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.
Settings changes for Update and Recovery
Precision touchpad improvements
Ruble symbol update
Wi-Fi Direct APIs for Discoverability
Video capture metadata for MP4
Minimizing Logon Prompts for Microsoft SharePoint Online

Issues that this update fixes

This update package fixes the issues that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles.

List of the fixed issues

Known issues with this update

  • Known issue 1
    Fonts do not render correctly after any of the following updates (that are released before September 2, 2014) are installed:
    2982791 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 12, 2014
    2970228 Update to support the new currency symbol for the Russian ruble in Windows
    2975719 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    2975331 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012
    Status
    The following update replaces update 2982791 and resolves this known issue:

    2993651 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 27, 2014
    Mitigations
    Open the Programs and Features item in Control Panel, and then click View installed updates. Find and then uninstall any of the following updates that are currently installed:
    • KB2982791
    • KB2970228
    • KB2975719
    • KB2975331
  • Known issue 2
    Systems may crash and return a 0x50 Stop error message after any of the following updates (that are released before September 2, 2014) are installed:
    2982791 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 12, 2014
    2970228 Update to support the new currency symbol for the Russian ruble in Windows
    2975719 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    2975331 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012
    This condition may be persistent and prevent the system from starting correctly.



    Status
    The following update replaces update 2982791 and resolves this known issue:

    2993651 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 27, 2014
    Mitigations
    For more information about how to resolve this issue, see the "Known issue 3" section in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
    2982791 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 12, 2014
  • 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 this update rollup

Method 1: Windows Update

This update rollup 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, go to the following Microsoft website:

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, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

To apply this update, follow these steps:
  1. Install update 2919355 on the Windows 8.1-based or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer, and then restart the computer.
  2. Install update 2993651 on the computer, and then restart the computer.
  3. Install the update that is described in the How to obtain this update rollup section, and then restart the computer.

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

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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