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Windows 8.1 just installed updates that are not listed

  1. #1


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 64-bit

    Windows 8.1 just installed updates that are not listed


    I just powered-on my machine on March 21, 2015.
    Windows 8.1 took much longer to get me to a log on screen
    because it was installing updates.

    I logged on as admin and went to update history to see what
    windows installed -- and the last update listed in update history
    occurred on March 13, 2015.

    What did windows install when I turned on my machine?

    Strange?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Which tab did you look under: View Update History or Installed Updates?

    In my case, the former had an extra entry hardware related.

    Also, unmentioned was how long the machine was turned off before today. It is probably irrelevant. Still ...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 64-bit


    You are correct.
    Under View Update History, the last entry is from March 13, 2015
    But under View Installed Updates the latest entry is from tonight, March 12, 2015.

    And there it lists 14 updates with their KB numbers.
    But why should there be a difference?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    "But why should there be a difference?"

    I'm not qualified to psychoanalyse Microsoft's OS's neuroses. And DSM-5 might not be of any help.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 64-bit


    Most grateful for your help.
    For me this case is solved -- for Microsoft it's another fix they really ought to make.
    Is there a place I can submit a bug report or something similar?
    Or even better, can I get in touch with a developer who has a way to get this submitted?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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