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Cannot find update to Windows 8.1

  1. #1

    Posts : 52
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Cannot find update to Windows 8.1

    I already tried to install this: Update is available that prepares Windows 8 and Windows RT-based computers for the update to Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 RT but still there is nothing in the MS Store to update me to 8.1 Please help me, thank you

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  2. #2

    St. Augustine
    Posts : 388
    windows 8.1 64, LT -Windows 10 Home 64

    I think there are at least one (possibly more) specific 8.0 updates that need to be present before you can see the 8.1 upgrade via the store but I can't put my finger on it at the moment.

    I know this or very similar issue has been addressed on this forum. You might want to go through this tutorial and see if any applies. I also suggest you try a search and look through some of the other tutorials.

    Update to Windows 8.1 Store Prompt - Enable or Disable

    If I can locate anything more concrete I will post.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Ian,

    Double check to make sure that you have all available Windows Updates installed, then check the Store for the update. The tutorial below can help show you more on updating from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Update.

    Windows 8.1 - Update to from Windows 8

    Hope this helps for now,
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Cannot find update to Windows 8.1
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