Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 get optional July updates

A set of optional updates has been released for Microsoft's Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 operating systems to address various issues which were not covered in the latest Patch Tuesday.

During the recent Patch Tuesday, which took place on 8th July, Microsoft patched two critical bugs and as many as 29 vulnerabilities, out of which 24 were related to Internet Explorer alone. Now, Microsoft has announced a few updates to address issues in their latest operating systems. Some of the issues covered by these updates include, fixes for translation and localization, USB related bugs, sleep issues on Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2, request failures and networking issues.

Detailed information about the updates can be found at Microsoft's support site. Although the updates will be available through Windows Update, users can also obtain them for the following operating systems for offline installation:

Windows RT 8.1 which runs on ARM based processors and is found in tablets such as the Surface, can only be updated through Windows Update.

Source: Microsoft Support

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