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How to Download and Install Windows 8.1 Update 1

2014-04-29 14:09:12 / Posted by Ruby Johnson to Windows 8 Tips
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After months of leaks, Windows 8.1 Update 1 is finally distributed to existing Windows 8.1 machines through Windows Update on April 8th just as the company pulls the plug on Windows XP support. This is the second major update to the Windows 8 OS.

The Windows 8.1 Update 1 includes a number of user interface changes making it easier to navigate both the desktop and the Modern UI-based Start Screen, especially for those using Windows 8 with a keyboard and a mouse.

The easiest way to update is to visit Windows Update and apply the update named Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355) or Windows 8.1 Update for x64-based Systems (KB2919355). This upgrade is totally free. Now let's see the details about how to download and install Windows 8.1 Update 1 freely.

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How to download and install Windows 8.1 Update 1

If you're running Windows 8.1, you must install Windows 8.1 Update to continue receiving patches after April 8, 2014. And if you haven't installed Windows 8.1 yet, to get the update, you will need to first install Windows 8.1, which is available from the Windows Store.

The majority of you Windows 8.1 users should automatically be prompted to install the update. If you don't see any Windows 8 Update related updates in Windows Update; then follow steps below to manually download and install Windows 8.1 Update 1.

That's all for how to download and install Windows 8.1Update 1. Remember that Update 1 is not really an optional upgrade, as Microsoft won't roll out any future security patches to your Windows 8.1 computer if you don't have it installed.

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