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New to Windows 8.1, now to do the updates....but....

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    Windows 7 and 8.1

    New to Windows 8.1, now to do the updates....but....

    So I just built my new system and I installed Windows 8.1 (first ever to have) and now I need to install the updates. However I read around the Internet about a fiasco about updates which I am not seeing. The update was KB2919355 and from what I read you had to install this update along with others in a certain order to avoid problems.

    But I could not find anything if this was pertaining to upgrading or full install. In my situation I have a full install. According to some threads I read once you install KB2919442 then KB2919355 should show up.

    Q1 - does this still pertain?
    Q2 - I do not see KB2919442 so if this still pertains then I guess I got manually install this?
    Q3 - or is my version of Windows 8.1 beyond that situation and I should just update what I see?
    Q4 - are there any other updates that I should be wary of? I know of the upgrade path to Windows 10 and I know which updates those are. I do not plan on upgrading to Windows 10; this machine will stay on 8.1. But if there are others please let me know.

    The system has Windows 8.1 Professional, 64-bit and I did activate Secure Boot in the UEFI


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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
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  3. #3

    Posts : 8
    Windows 7 and 8.1

    Thank you David. I knew of KB3068708, but KB3022345 I did not know about.

    Any one else on the KB2919355 update?
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    Windows 10 Home/ Windows 10 TP/ Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 7 Pro

    I had no problems with update KB2919355, but I installed it with a group of other updates.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 8
    Windows 7 and 8.1

    Thanks axe0. Maybe I have a newer installation disc which rolled all that up because I am not seeing KB2919355 nor the KB2919442 offered. I just read in threads that it was an issue when installing these; mainly the order in which to install them. This is what I read, the order to install

    Install in order from top to bottom

    Then install all other updates that are offered. But again maybe what I got is an installation disc that has taken care of this.

    Going to take the plunge and update.

    Thanks everyone for the help with a new Windows 8.1 user
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