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Windows did not actually update

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    Windows did not actually update (SOLVED)

    So tonight I decided to update to 8.1 on my custom gaming pc. I click "update and shut down", It goes through all the normal processes. I restart the machine, it configures updates, etc. one problem. I have no start button or any new features, and my OS is still recognized as windows 8 pro on the control panel. It seems that the update was never applied, but I can't redo it. any suggestions?
    EDIT: ohmygod I'm an idiot. I did not even apply 8.1 to be in the update list.
    Last edited by Master57i; 15 Nov 2013 at 07:48.

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