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List of Rollup Updates for Windows 8/8.1 & Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2

List of Rollup Updates for Windows 8/8.1 & Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2

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I put this list together for a couple of customers who were asking for the latest Service Pack for these operating systems.  It turns out we don’t have “Service Packs” available but we do have “Update Rollups” available.  As you can see from our official terminology below they are very similar in there purpose.

Service pack
Definition: A tested, cumulative set of all hotfixes, security updates, critical updates, and updates. Additionally, service packs may contain additional fixes for problems that are found internally since the release of the product. Service packs my also contain a limited number of customer-requested design changes or features.

Update rollup
Definition: A tested, cumulative set of hotfixes, security updates, critical updates, and updates that are packaged together for easy deployment. A rollup generally targets a specific area, such as security, or a component of a product, such as Internet Information Services (IIS).

Please keep in mind the lists below may not be exhaustive but were complete as of the time of this writing.  I’ll try to keep this list updated going forward.  You should search TechNet for “<operating system> update rollup” to find the latest update rollup packages.  Another option is to use Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) or Windows Update to scan for missing updates.

General Availability - Windows 8 September 2012 / Windows Server 2012 October 2012

Windows 8 Client and Windows Server 2012 General Availability Update Rollup   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756872

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: January 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2785094

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: April 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2822241

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: May 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2836988

Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: June 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2845533

Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: July 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2855336

Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: September 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2876415/en-gb

Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: October 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2883201

Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: January 2014   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2911101

General Availability - Windows 8.1 October 2013 / Windows Server 2012 R2 October 2013

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 General Availability Update Rollup   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2883200

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: October 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2884846

Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: November 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2887595

Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: December 2013   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2903939

Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: January 2014   
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2911106

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