Can't update to windows 8.1

By Mark Fuller ยท 4 replies
Oct 5, 2014
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  1. I have a dell inspiron 3135 and I cannot get it to update from windows 8 to 8.1.
  2. bluejolls

    bluejolls TS Booster Posts: 115   +8

    Go to Dell support site and download the proper driver for your computer. For some reason when the update happens from 8.0 to 8.1. It installs the screwed up Microsoft version of drivers.
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,188   +470

    Bluejolls, what good would that do? He can't update to 8.1 in the first place.
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    You don't happen to be running an Enterprise version of Windows 8, do you? If so the updater we never released to that version. If you are using Enterprise just get an 8.1 DVD or USB drive and run it while you're in Win 8 - it will do an in-place upgrade. If you're not running Enterprise I don't know what the issue is.
    AtK SpAdE likes this.
  5. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,585   +250

    There's not enough detail about the issue to provide assistance. In order to use the Windows Store to find the Windows 8.1 update you have to have a Microsoft account. Anyone who doesn't have one is stuck on 8.0.

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