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Optional Update KB3000850

  1. #21


    Phone Man - thanks to your info, I persisted and got update installed on both pc's. Appreciate it.

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  2. #22


    Download, Install and restart took nearly 2 hours!!!
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  3. #23


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by cbwilsha View Post
    Download, Install and restart took nearly 2 hours!!!
    Entirely possible depending on the speed of your computer and internet connection due to the massive size of the update, 700 plus
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  4. #24


    Posts : 419
    Windows 8.1 x64


    I had to uninstall this update after installing it, it crippled my system performance and everything was slower after installing it. Gaming FPS was nearly chopped in half and every one of my games ran so slow.

    Uninstalled and everything is back to normal now.
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  5. #25


    Miami, Florida
    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit


    It's been installing for about 30 minutes now, how long should I wait for it?
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  6. #26


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by lnav83 View Post
    It's been installing for about 30 minutes now, how long should I wait for it?
    Until it's done. No sense downloading 3/4 of a GB of data only to abort the installation.
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  7. #27


    Miami, Florida
    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit


    It's not the download that took long, that only took a minute. The installation was painful though. It took nearly 3 hours.
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  8. #28


    Took my machine almost 2.5 hours to complete. Running windows update clean up now for the last 25 minutes and it's only 45% done.



    Edit: It finally finished after about 1.5 hours, dang it.
    Last edited by COMPUTIAC; 19 Nov 2014 at 00:34.
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  9. #29


    Is it possible to download this huge KB3000850 latest update to a USB drive, and install it on my Win 8.1 64bit laptop, plus on my Win 8.1 64-bit desktop?

    Downloading it twice (i.e. for each machine) will seriously dent my monthly data allowance
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  10. #30


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    As KB3000850 is a 'rollup' update, am I correct to assume that it contains ALL the patches released since the last 'rollup' update? I have applied all the important updates since I got my Windows 8.1 machine, so do I need to apply this one? Thanks.
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