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Windows 8.1 Updates take forever to download and install

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    Windows 8.1 Updates take forever to download and install


    Since I switched from Windows 7 which gave me no problems that I remember to Windows 8.1 it seems like the updates take forever to download and install. The latest update started around noon and was still running until a few minutes ago when I switched off my computer. That's nearly 8 hours. I'm running the latest Norton AV program that I got from Comcast, my ISP. Any ideas to get me through until Windows 10 is released? I haven't researched this forum extensively, so my apologies if this topic has been covered extensively.

    Thank you,

    Eric

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    You might want to post in the Update forum you are having issue that are yours. Win 8.1 has no issues with updates it took me 10 minutes to download and install all the updates released Tuesday. it was like 20 something files.
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Windows 8.1 Updates take forever to download and install
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