Last Updated: 2014-04-04 18:09:22 UTC
by Rob VandenBrink (Version: 3)
Thanks to Susan, one of or readers, who dropped us a line today to tell me that we (and by "we" I mean "I") missed that Windows 8.1 Update was announced on April 2.
This is an important update for all of the Windows 8.x folks out there for a couple of reasons:
- The base 8.1 update includes 2 out-of-band security updates (KB2922229 and KB2936068, both available separately)
- More importantly, it's the service baseline for 8.x, so you should have this installed before applying the in-band updates coming in May (next month).
Before installation, the 8.1 update requires a prerequisite of KB2919442 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2919442
More on the 8.1 Update here (amongst lots of other Microsoft posts):
8.1 Update will be available as KB2919355 April 8 (this coming Patch Tuesday)