Recently Microsoft has released General Availability Cumulative update KB 2756872 for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 which was an important update that improves Microsoft’s modern Windows Operating system performance and reliability. If you’ve installed this update “you may not able to play videos that have protected content in certain applications, the videos don not play” don’t worry! Microsoft is aware of this and released KB 2768703 update to address this.

KB 2768703 update Released by Microsoft to fix Protected Content playback errors on Windows 8

Update download is of small file size 1 MB for Windows 8 and 2.1 MB  for 64-bit of Windows 8  and Windows Server 2012 (64-bit).

You can install these updates in two ways: from Windows Update in Control Panel or from Microsoft Download Center. KB 275687o3 update will be shown and listed as optional update by Windows which you need to install on your Windows 8 Computer. You can download and install the same  from Microsoft Download Center.

We’re providing direct links here for your convenience also.

Download the Update for Windows 8 (KB2768703) package

Download the Update for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2768703)

Download the Update for Windows Server 2012 (KB2768703)