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This article describes a servicing stack update that is available for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. After the update is installed, the following issues are resolved.
Issue 1Consider the following scenario:
Issue 2After you install a driver update from Windows Update for a device that uses third-party drivers, only some files for the device are updated.
Issue 3Assume that an unanticipated power loss occurs while you are using the dism /startcomponentcleanup command to optimize Windows. After you restore power to the computer, some files become invalid.
Issue 4Assume that you install a servicing stack update that requires you to restart the computer. Before you restart the computer, you notice that multiple installation attempts for the servicing stack update are reported in the Windows Update history.
How to obtain this update
Windows UpdateThis update is available from Windows Update
Microsoft Download CenterThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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119591Microsoft 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.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows RT 8.1 or Windows 8.1.
Registry informationTo apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
Removal informationAfter you install this servicing stack update, you cannot uninstall it to revert to an earlier version of servicing stack update.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2904440 - Last Review: November 18, 2014 - Revision: 8.0