Microsoft Non-Security Updates to be Released on Patch Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

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By Janice Somosot | December 10, 2013 3:29 PM EST

Microsoft Non-Security Updates will be released via Patch on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at 1PM Eastern Time. A brief description of the 16 main updates can be found on Microsoft's Support Page, including updates on Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows Servers.

According to the Microsoft Support Page, the Microsoft Non-Security Updates are meant for Windows Update, Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) administrators. Also, the content changes will reportedly be updated either during the release of an unscheduled update or during the regular update releases on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The updates on the content changes were made on or after Jan. 3, 2013, but it doesn't include the changes that were made before that date.

Here are the newest Microsoft Non-Security Updates:

1. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2847077) Update -

According to ZD Net, this is the fix for the bug "Windows Media Player freezes when you use AutoPlay for an audio CD in Windows 7." The Knowledge Base (KB) description states that this particular bug appears after the user installs Internet Explorer 10. But don't worry, a hotfix (Click HERE) is already available for this, but it's best to wait for the official update release to use it.

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 15876KB
  • Windows 7 update: ~ 11907KB

2. Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2877213) Update -

"Install this update to resolve issues in Windows," reads a statement on the Microsoft Support Page about the Non-Security Updates.

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 164KB
  • Windows 8 update: ~ 142KB
  • Windows RT update: ~ 156KB

3. Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB2891804) Update -

According to Microsoft, users must "Install this update to resolve issues in Windows."

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8 update: ~ 150KB
  • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 221KB
  • Windows RT update: ~ 145KB
  • Windows 7 update: ~ 163KB
  • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 235KB
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 294KB
  • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 292KB
  • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 235KB
  • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 164KB

4. Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 (KB2899189) Update  -

By installing this update, it will enable users to view various device-specific file formats. It will also let users view the supported RAW camera files in Windows applications. Check out the complete listing of supported cameras for this update by viewing the Microsoft KB Article KB2899189.

Approximate file sizes:

  • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 14204KB
  • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8.1 update: ~ 7041KB
  • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 7207KB

5. Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 and Windows RT (KB2899190) Update -

This is almost the same as the KB2899189 Update. Check out its description.

Approximate file sizes:

  • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 update: ~ 13753KB
  • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows 8 x64 update: ~ 27560KB
  • Microsoft Camera Codec Pack for Windows RT update: ~ 7049KB

6. Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 (KB2864239) Rollup Update -

By installing this update, Microsoft guarantees that it will resolve issues in Windows.

Approximate file sizes:

  • Update Rollup for Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 update: ~ 411988KB

7. Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2903938) Update  -

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 8462KB
  • Windows 8 update: ~ 6617KB
  • Windows RT update: ~ 1021KB

8. Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 (KB2913320) Update  -

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 1093KB
  • Windows 8.1 x64 update: ~ 1362KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 1202KB

9. Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB2913152) Update-

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 198KB
  • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 321KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 196KB
  • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 344KB
  • Windows 8 update: ~ 209KB
  • Windows RT update: ~ 205KB
  • Windows 7 update: ~ 206KB
  • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 335KB

10. Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 (KB2909569) Update -

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 335KB
  • Windows 8.1 x64 update: ~ 510KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 408KB

11. Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2907791) Dynamic Update -

Updates under this category are used to get improvements on critical driver, component and setup during initial setup.

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 187KB
  • Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 220KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 24KB

12. Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 (KB2905454) Update -

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8 update: ~ 3575KB
  • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 4299KB
  • Windows 7 update: ~ 4274KB
  • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 5210KB
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 169KB
  • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 1437KB
  • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 1436KB
  • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 1434KB

13. Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP (KB2904266) Update  -

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 567KB
  • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 992KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 638KB
  • Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 x64 update: ~ 764KB
  • Windows 8 update: ~ 487KB
  • Windows RT update: ~ 309KB
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 update: ~ 729KB
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7/Windows 7 update: ~ 459KB
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 IA-64 update: ~ 159KB
  • Windows Server 2008 update: ~ 487KB
  • Windows Server 2008 IA-64 update: ~ 179KB
  • Windows Server 2008 x64 update: ~ 592KB
  • Windows Server 2003 update: ~ 512KB
  • Windows Server 2003 IA-64 update: ~ 1046KB
  • Windows Server 2003/Windows XP x64 update: ~ 704KB
  • Windows XP update: ~ 519KB

14. Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2907800) Dynamic Update -

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 2058KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 112KB
  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 1856KB

15. Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2913253) Dynamic Update  -

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 1620KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 1916KB
  • Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems update: ~ 2046KB

16. Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2903939) Update-

Approximate file sizes:

  • Windows 8.1 update: ~ 27643KB
  • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 update: ~ 51225KB
  • Windows RT 8.1 update: ~ 27906KB

After installing some of the updates, computers may have to be restarted.

Click HERE to find out more about the Microsoft Non-Security Updates.

Microsoft will also release these two updates which are said to be existing non-security content changes. According to ZD Net, these changes only include metadata changes and not binary changes.

  • Direct Access Best Practice Analyzer for Windows Server 2012 (KB2896496) Rules Update
  • Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012 (KB2889784) Update

Aside from these Microsoft Non-Security Updates that will be released on Patch Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at 1PM Eastern Time, Microsoft will also release an update on the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool.

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