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Win8.1/64 updates always flagged "optional" -- Why??

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    Win8.1/64

    Win8.1/64 updates always flagged "optional" -- Why??


    Every time I get automatic updates for Win8.1/64, they're "optional". I never get updates that are required unless they are non-Win8.1/64 updates.

    What's the point in all these "optional" updates?

    Thanx!

    Webbie in CO

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    Sunnyvale, CA USA
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (64-bit)


    I think most of them are to prepare for Windows 10 deployment.
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Win8.1/64 updates always flagged "optional" -- Why??
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