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How to Reinstall an Uninstalled Windows Update

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    Windows 7

    How to Reinstall an Uninstalled Windows Update

    I was not getting the "Get Windows 10" notification on my Windows 8.1 system. I checked for and found I had received the KB3035583 update in April that should have enabled this.

    I thought maybe if I uninstalled and reinstalled the update, it might work, so I uninstalled it. But now when I run Windows Update, it does not sense that this update is missing - it's not listed as an available update, as I'd assumed it would.

    How can I get this update reinstalled?


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  2. #2

    St. Augustine
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    windows 8.1 64, LT -Windows 10 Home 64

    Go directly to the Windows Download Center, you should be able to get it there or reserve your Windows 10 Upgrade
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  3. #3

    Posts : 3
    Windows 7

    Thanks for the response, but that won't do it. I've spent a lot of time at the Microsoft Download Center, and it doesn't appear that KB3035583 is available there.

    The Windows 10 overview at does have a button to reserve the free upgrade, but when I click it, it just takes me to a page entitled "Why don't I have the Get Windows 10 app?"
    Last edited by pcraine; 03 Jun 2015 at 00:37.
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