How to Download & Install Windows 8.1 Update 1 Standalone

Finally, Microsoft on April 8th published the Windows 8.1 Update 1 (KB2919355) download links for standalone installations. Keep in mind that the easiest way to update your computer with Windows 8.1 Update 1, is by using the "Automatic Update" feature. In case that you cannot update your computer via "Automatic Updates" then you can download and install the Windows 8.1 Update 1 manually by using the process described in this article.

How to download and install Windows 8.1 Update 1.

Step 1. Download the Windows 8.1 Update 1 package.

Note: The Windows 8.1 Update 1, contains five (5) separate files to download (KB2919355, KB2932046, KB2937592, KB2938439, and KB2934018).

1. From the links below choose the corresponding download link according to your operating system and version.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Standalone (Official Download links).

 

Windows 8.1 Update for x86 (32bit) based Systems (KB2919355):

Windows 8.1 Update for x64 (64bit) based Systems (KB2919355):

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update (KB2919355):

2. At the download page, select your language and then click the Download button.

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3. Check the “File Name” check box to select all available files for download and click Next

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4. Save all the five (5) files included on KB2919442 Update package to your computer.

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Step 2: Download the KB2919442 Update

1. Now download the servicing stack update for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2919442) from the following link:

Note: The KB2919442 update is required to be installed prior to the installation of Windows 8.1 Update. Keep in mind that this update might be already installed on your system via Automatic Updates.

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2. At the download page, select your language and then click the Download button.

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3. When asked, press “Save” to download the “Windows8.1-KB2919442-x86.msu” to your computer.

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How to install the Windows 8.1 Update to your computer.

Step 3. Install the Windows 8.1 Update.

1. First make sure that you have downloaded the following update package files to your computer:

  1. Windows8.1-KB2919355-xXX.msu
  2. Windows8.1-KB2932046-xXX.msu
  3. Windows8.1-KB2934018-xXX.msu
  4. Windows8.1-KB2937592-xXX.msu
  5. Windows8.1-KB2938439-xXX.msu
  6. Windows8.1-KB2919442-xXX.msu

 

2. In order to install the Windows 8.1 Update your must run and install the downloaded updates in the following order:

  1. Windows8.1-KB2919442-xXX.msu
  2. Windows8.1-KB2919355-xXX.msu
  3. Windows8.1-KB2932046-xXX.msu
  4. Windows8.1-KB2937592-xXX.msu
  5. Windows8.1-KB2938439-xXX.msu
  6. Windows8.1-KB2934018-xXX.msu

 

Note: If you see this message after you run the (KB2919355) update file :

The following updates were not installed: Update for Windows (KB2919355)

  • Close the message window and restart your computer. Normally after the restart, your computer will be updated without errors.

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3. After the restart, continue to install all other update packages in the order listed above*.

* When I performed this operation for the first time, the remaining KB2932046, KB2937592, KB2938439 & KB2934018 updates were already installed after the first restart.

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