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Refresh and Reinstall Windows 8.1 Update 1

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    Refresh and Reinstall Windows 8.1 Update 1


    I need help here! What if you have to do a system refresh of your computer? Are you still able to download the update for 8.1?

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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    The answer is yes. You'd have to run all Windows updates again including those required prior to Update to 8.1. I think Update to 8.1 will not be available from the store if you don't have all the neccessary Updates installed.
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    Well, it's updating to Update 1 now.
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    I was scared it wasn't going to do it. It's coming from Windows Update. I hope I never have to do a System Refresh ever again. It's a real pain.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    I was scared it wasn't going to do it. It's coming from Windows Update. I hope I never have to do a System Refresh ever again. It's a real pain.
    See this post---

    Cursor Issues??
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    That was one of my posts.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    That was one of my posts.
    See post #28---

    Cursor Issues??
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    Okay
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    That was one of my posts.
    See post #28---

    Cursor Issues??
    I will do that tomorrow sometime.
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