Microsoft to release Feature Pack for Windows 7, Updates for Windows 8, Windows RT

Microsoft is out with its list of updates for Patch Tuesday. Normally, Microsoft brings the Patch Tuesday updates’ on second Tuesday of the month, but Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Vista and Windows Server will be receiving new updates sooner.


The Patch Tuesday releases include a software update for Windows Server 2012, Windows RT and Windows 8 along with an update Rollup for Windows Server 2012 Essentials. The new updates also include a non-security update for Windows 8 and Windows RT addressing “issues in Windows.” The update probably may include improved features and performance enhancement also.

Explaining the upcoming update, Microsoft says, “Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer,”

The summary of updates being released:

  • Platform update or Feature Pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2670838)
  • Update Rollup for Windows Server 2012 Essentials (KB2781267)
  • Update for Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2794599)
  • System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista (KB947821)

You can check out the details at KB894199.

Shiwangi Peswani is a qualified writer and a blogger, who loves to dabble with and write about computers and the Internet. While focusing on and writing on technology topics, her varied skills and experience enables her to write on any topics which may interest her.


  1. Bryan Roach

    there is no DATE on this post!

  2. Oops! We are in the process of changing the theme…you should be able to see the date soon… 🙂

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