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Having problems with windows 8 too 8.1 upgrade

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Having problems with windows 8 too 8.1 upgrade

    I have recently purchased a new laptop [a referb]
    it had a fresh install of windows 8. i want to update it to windows 8.1
    i've done asus' updates for drivers and what not
    now when i clicked check for updates, at first it found 96[22 optional] so i clicked install, after around 1 hour it was still at 0% 0kb
    so i cancelled it, reboot, and then checked for updates, and now its taking forever.

    thanks in advance.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 879
    Windows 10

    You only need install KB2871389 update.

    "Although the Windows 8.1 update is downloaded and installed from the Store, your PC needs a Windows Update, KB2871389, before Windows 8.1 becomes available to you in the Store."

    Install from link or from Windows Update.

    Update is available that prepares Windows 8 and Windows RT-based computers for the update to Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 RT
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  3. #3

    Also if you want the other updates as well, click on the biggest sized update first and ignore the optional updates. Whittle the list down until the updates start flowing.
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