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Why am I not getting any Windows updates?

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1

    Why am I not getting any Windows updates?


    Hi there,

    I bought a 2nd hand (mint) Surface Pro 1 in on May 15th. The guy didn't use it much because he got an iPad instead, so I got a good deal on it. Anyways, after formatting a few times and getting the hand of this new OS, I updated it to Windows 8.1 on Saturday May 17th. Since then , I didn't get too many Windows updates minus the ones from softwares and drivers. Here's a pictures of everything that's been installed since then (minus Bing and Silverlight updates that I hid and asked not to be bothered again).

    Click image for larger version

    I know there must be more Windows updates than this, so any ideas what's going on? It's not June 30th, I should be able to get them.


    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Hi theimporter, welcome to Windows EightForums!
    There should be something coming on Tuesday, (Patch Tuesday), you can also check again for updates.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Hi theimporter, welcome to Windows EightForums!
    There should be something coming on Tuesday, (Patch Tuesday), you can also check again for updates.
    I was not aware that MS has a special day for updates, but OK. As for checking manually for updates, no, there's nothing available for download. Do you have any security updates in your Windows 8.1 that I do not have in the picture I've included?

    Thank you
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  4. #4


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by theimporter View Post
    Do you have any security updates in your Windows 8.1 that I do not have in the picture I've included?
    Nope. I think you're covered for now.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by theimporter View Post
    Do you have any security updates in your Windows 8.1 that I do not have in the picture I've included?
    Nope. I think you're covered for now.
    Are you sure? If I do have Windows 8.1 Update 1, then why don't I see these components in my Windows Update History?

    clearcompressionflag.exe
    Windows8.1-KB2919355-x64.msu
    Windows8.1-KB2932046-x64.msu
    Windows8.1-KB2934018-x64.msu
    Windows8.1-KB2937592-x64.msu
    Windows8.1-KB2938439-x64.msu
    Windows8.1-KB2959977-x64.msu

    Download Windows 8.1 Update for x64-based Systems (KB2919355) from Official Microsoft Download Center
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  6. #6


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro
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  7. #7


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


    KB2919355 is the update to Win 8.1 update 1. If you updated to 8.1 update 1 it would show up in Installed Updates. If not, you haven't updated and you could download it from the Windows Store.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Ah, there you go, I have a couple of them installed in there:

    Click image for larger version

    KB2932046 no
    KB2919355 yes
    KB2934018 no
    KB2937592 no
    KB2938439 no
    KB2959977 yes
    clearcompressionflag no

    As for the others, I tried running them individually (I downloaded the KB files) but Windows says I already have them. I find it strange that I don't see them on either lists.
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