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This article is intended for use by administrators of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update, and Microsoft Update services. This article contains a cumulative list of content changes that have been made available for WSUS, Windows Update, and Microsoft Update. Administrators can use this list both as a quick reference to content changes that have been made during routine synchronizations and as an explanation of these changes. This information will be updated either during our regular update releases on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month or whenever an unscheduled update is released. This article lists changes that were made on or after January 7, 2015. It does not list changes that were made before that date. For more information about changes that occurred before January 7, 2015, see the "References" section.

Introduction

This article contains a cumulative list of Windows Update content changes that have been made available to Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and WSUS on or after January 7, 2015.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

New security content:

  • Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB3035034)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Supersedes: KB3033408 on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 18,101 KB 
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 8,733 KB 
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 7,017 KB 
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 35,576 KB 
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 16,272 KB 
    • Windows RT update: ~ 7,019 KB 
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3035034

Monday, January 26, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Monday, January 26, 2015.

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8.1 ( KB3014460)
    • Packages have changed.
    • Binaries have changed.
    • This update does need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3014460

Thursday, January 22, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Thursday, January 22, 2015.

New security content:

  • Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB3033408)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Supersedes: KB3024663 on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 18122 KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 8756 KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 7042 KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 35596 KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 update: ~ 16146 KB
    • Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT update: ~ 7042 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3033408

Monday, January 19, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Monday, January 19, 2015

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 7 ( KB2990214)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 2239 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2990214
  • Update for Windows 8.1 ( KB3014460)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 2588 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3014460

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.

New security content:

  • MS14-080: Security Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB3029449)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating:
    • Moderate: Windows Server 2012
    • Critical: Windows 8 and Windows RT
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 585 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 309 KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 242 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3029449
  • Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB3024663)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Supersedes: KB3008925 on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 18096 KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 8728 KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 7022 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 35163 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 16124 KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 7017 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3024663
  • MS15-001: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 ( KB3023266)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes:
    • MS13-031 ( KB2813170) on Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    • MS13-046 ( KB2829361) on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    • MS13-048 ( KB2839229) on Windows Embedded Standard 7
    • MS13-063 ( KB2859537) on Windows 8
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 55 KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 61 KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 59 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 2893 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 3787 KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 2560 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6379 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 3421 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 7288 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3023266
  • MS15-002: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded ( KB3020393)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Critical
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 68 KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 73 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 81 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 76 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 80 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 73 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 112 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 77 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 112 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 84 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1070 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 713 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 526 KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 533 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3020393
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded ( KB3021674)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: KB2709630 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 111 KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 128 KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 113 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 120 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 137 KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 103 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 168 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 138 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 256 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 129 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 209 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 143 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1592 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 1137 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 705 KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 698 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3021674
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 ( KB3019978)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 5351 KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 3484 KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 3483 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 516 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 982 KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 385 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 393 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 216 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 497 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3019978
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 ( KB3020387)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 60 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 57 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3020387
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 ( KB3020388)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 65 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 71 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3020388
  • MS15-004: Security Update for Windows Vista ( KB3023299)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Vista update: ~ 56 KB
    • Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 60 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3023299
  • MS15-005: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista ( KB3022777)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 411 KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 304 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 352 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 508 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 413 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 238 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 596 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 276 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 428 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 185 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3022777
  • MS15-006: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB3004365)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS14-071 ( KB3005607) on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 1819 KB
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 2875 KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 1758 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 2972 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 1689 KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 1488 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3004365
  • MS15-007: Security Update for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003 ( KB3014029)

    Locale: English
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Target platforms: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 229 KB
    • Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 238 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 222 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 115 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 207 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 548 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 795 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1174 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3014029
  • MS15-008: Security Update for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded ( KB3019215)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Security Updates
    Security severity rating: Important
    Supersedes: MS08-007 ( KB946026) on Windows Server 2003
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT*, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Embedded
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 92 KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 82 KB
    • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 80 KB
    • Windows 8 update: ~ 89 KB
    • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 100 KB
    • Windows RT update: ~ 80 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 423 KB
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 205 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 320 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 90 KB
    • Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64 update: ~ 155 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 288 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 579 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1215 KB
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 update: ~ 778 KB
    • WEPOS and POSReady 2009 update: ~ 580 KB
    Description:
    A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3019215

New non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 ( KB3031044)
    Locale: All
    Deployment: Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 31 KB
    • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 33 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3031044
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB2901982)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Supersedes: KB2881468 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8 update: ~ 31222 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 45263 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows RT update: ~ 20210 KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1. By using the .NET Framework 4.5.2 together with the C# or Visual Basic programming languages, you can write Windows Store apps. The .NET Framework 4.5.2 delivers better performance, reliability, and security than previous versions. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2901982
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista ( KB2901983)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Supersedes: KB2858725 on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64-based Systems update: ~ 53679 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Upgrade Language Packs update: ~ 107469 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista update: ~ 55666 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista x64-based Systems update: ~ 58601 KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1. By using the .NET Framework 4.5.2 together with the C# or Visual Basic programming languages, you can write Windows Store apps. The .NET Framework 4.5.2 delivers better performance, reliability, and security than previous versions. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2901983
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 ( KB2934520)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 41083 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 73336 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 40713 KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1. By using the .NET Framework 4.5.2 together with the C# or Visual Basic programming languages, you can write Windows Store apps. The .NET Framework 4.5.2 delivers better performance, reliability, and security than previous versions. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2934520
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB2938103)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Supersedes: KB2858726 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
    Target platforms: Windows 8, Windows RT*, and Windows Server 2012
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8 update: ~ 94941 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 120387 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows RT update: ~ 51968 KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Pack contains localized resources for supported languages. This update will install new .NET Framework 4.5.2 language packs for all supported languages that are installed on your computer. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2938103
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 ( KB2938104)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Recommended/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: Feature Packs
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows RT* 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 56458 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 58968 KB
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 33785 KB
    Description:
    The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Pack contains localized resources for supported languages. This update will install new .NET Framework 4.5.2 language packs for all supported languages that are installed on your computer. After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2938104
  • Update for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 ( KB3025945)

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Catalog
    Classification: Updates, Non-Security
    Target platforms: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 6356 KB
    • Windows 7 update: ~ 3623 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 3627 KB
    • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 6360 KB
    Description:
    Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3025945
  • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 ( KB890830)/Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 ( KB890830) - Internet Explorer Version

    Locale: All
    Deployment: Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Important/Automatic Updates, WSUS, and Catalog
    Classification: High Priority, Non-Security, Update Rollups
    Supersedes: KB890830 on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Target platforms: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
    Approximate file sizes:
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - January 2015 update: ~ 44637 KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 update: ~ 42786 KB
    • Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - January 2015 - IE Version update: ~ 36179 KB
    Description:
    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890830

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8 ( KB3008273)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3008273
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 ( KB3013767)
    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3013767

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

This is a summary of the new and changed content to be released on Wednesday, January 07, 2015.

Changes to existing non-security content:

  • Update for Windows 8.1 ( KB2997841)

    • Metadata has changed.
    • Binaries have not changed.
    • This update does not need to be reinstalled.
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2997841

* Note that WSUS and Catalog deployments do not apply to Windows RT or Windows RT 8.1.

References

For more information about the Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes that occurred before January 7, 2015, go to the following Microsoft site to check the content for each year:

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Article ID: 894199 - Last Review: January 27, 2015 - Revision: 123.0
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