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Update for Windows 8 (KB2957026) - What exactly will it do

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    Windows 8.1 update 1

    Update for Windows 8 (KB2957026) - What exactly will it do


    Does anyone know what this update is for?
    I've done a google search but come up with nothing.
    Thanks

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    Supersedes: KB2917499 on Windows 8 and Windows RT
    This is what KB2917499 fixed and KB2957026 is a refinement of it.

    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2917499

    This update makes feature changes and improvements to the Windows 8.1 Upgrade notification in Windows 8 or Windows RT. After you install this update, the upgrade will be more discoverable and faster.


    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/894199

    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2957026

    Jim
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    Windows 8.1 update 1


    Yes, I did find this, but it didn't give much info as far as I could see.
    Last edited by Autobahn; 26 Apr 2014 at 12:34.
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    Windows 8.1 update 1


    Quote Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
    Supersedes: KB2917499 on Windows 8 and Windows RT
    This is what KB2917499 fixed and KB2957026 is a refinement of it.

    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2917499

    This update makes feature changes and improvements to the Windows 8.1 Upgrade notification in Windows 8 or Windows RT. After you install this update, the upgrade will be more discoverable and faster.


    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/894199

    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2957026

    Jim
    Thanks for the extra detail.
    Yes, I already have KB2917499 and will now install KB2957026.
    I'm still a bit nervous about updating to 8.1 because my laptop is working just fine at the moment with 'classicshell' installed.
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