January 14, 2020 - KB4534297 (Monthly Rollup)
Applies to: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Enterprise, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro
Improvements and fixes
This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4525252(released November 19, 2019) and addresses the following issues:
For more information about the resolved security vulnerabilities, please refer to the Security Update Guide.
- Addresses an issue to support new SameSitecookie policies by default for release 80 of Google Chrome.
- Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Media, Windows Storage and Filesystems, and Windows Server.
Known issues in this update
How to get this update
Before installing this update
Microsoft strongly recommends you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest Rollup. SSUs improve the reliability of the update process to mitigate potential issues while installing the Rollup and applying Microsoft security fixes. For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions.
If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU (KB4524445) will be offered to you automatically. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog.
Install this update
For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for update 4534297.
Direct download links for KB4534297 MSU file from Microsoft Update Catalog:
Download KB4534297 MSU for Windows 8.1 32-bit (x86) - 323.6 MB
Download KB4534297 MSU for Windows 8.1 64-bit (x64) - 496.9 MB