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KB2976978 Compatibility update for Windows 8 and 8.1 - Feb. 8


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Compatibility update for keeping Windows up-to-date in Windows 8.1 and Windows 8

Applies to: Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro


Introduction
This update performs diagnostics on the Windows systems that participate in the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program. The diagnostics evaluate the compatibility status of the Windows ecosystem, and help Microsoft to ensure application and device compatibility for all updates to Windows. There is no GWX or upgrade functionality contained in this update.

How to obtain this update

Windows Update
This update is available from Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Update detail information

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites to apply this update.

Restart information
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information
This update does not replace any previously released update.

References
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft 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.

Read more: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us...keeping-windows-up-to-date-in-windows-8-1-and


Direct download links for KB2976978 MSU file from Microsoft Update Catalog:

:arrow:Download KB2976978 MSU for Windows 8.1 32-bit (x86) - 5.4 MB

:arrow:Download KB2976978 MSU for Windows 8.1 64-bit (x64) - 5.9 MB
 
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