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Optional Update KB3000850

  1. #1


    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT

    Optional Update KB3000850


    Got this optional update (KB3000850) today and no information yet.
    It was 723.9 MB and took forever to install.

    I will wait for the information to be posted before I update my Laptop.

    UPDATE: MS just released the information. Its a Nov 2014 rollup so that is why it was so big.

    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3000850


    Jim

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
    Got this optional update (KB3000850) today and no information yet.
    It was 723.9 MB and took forever to install.

    I will wait for the information to be posted before I update my Laptop.

    Jim
    Here's the info: (quite the rollup!)

    November 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
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  3. #3


    I can't get it to even download on 2 pc's with Windows 8.1. Have just "hidden" it temporarily until I find out what's going on with it.
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  4. #4


    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    I am doing my Laptop now. The download goes to 4% then pauses and Windows Modules Installer Worker kicks in high gear and shows lots of Disk activity. After a while it calms down and the download resumes. Running on my Laptop with a SSD it took 10mins to resume the download.Download pauses at 90% and Service Host and System kick in high gear with Disk activity. After another 3 min the install starts. Another 7 min and ready to reboot.

    Jim
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  5. #5


    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnBurns View Post
    I can't get it to even download on 2 pc's with Windows 8.1. Have just "hidden" it temporarily until I find out what's going on with it.
    If the download pauses at 4% that is normal. See my prior post.

    Jim
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  6. #6


    Thanks - will try it again - and be more patient....
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  7. #7


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


    This is one big mother, from download to install and configuring on my system, 25 minutes.
    No problems seen.
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  8. #8


    India
    Posts : 1,536
    Win 8.1 Update x64


    Completed download & install within 30minutes. No issues for me for now.
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  9. #9


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)


    Quote Originally Posted by visruth View Post
    Completed download & install within 30minutes. No issues for me for now.
    same here.
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  10. #10


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Holy cow what a huge update! I'm a low capped satellite connection and something this big take a significant chunk of my allowance. Thanks Microsoft!
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