Microsoft releases update 1 for Windows 8.1- Download now

Microsoft and other security researchers constantly find new security holes and as soon as they’re found, Microsoft rushes a patch out the door to fix it. When Microsoft releases a security fix, it gets delivered straight to your PC and automatically installed and your Action Center icon on the taskbar will let you know.

Windows 8.1 Update and Windows RT 8.1 Update also known as KB 2919355 include improvements for example easier access to search and shut down options on the Start screen for users without a touch screen.

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Please note that KB 2919442 is a pre-requisite update for Update 1. Install all important updates, particularly KB 2919442, and then check for KB 2919355 again.

Update for Windows 8.1 (KB2919442)

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1 (32 bit)

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 (64 bit)

Update 1 for Windows 8.1 (KB2919355)

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1 (32 bit)

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 (64 bit)

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