Tag Archives: Windows Update

I Bricked My Surface Pro

Windows8

I just found out the hard way that there are major issues upgrading from Windows 8.1 RTM to Windows 8.1 GA.  (What is “GA”?)  I figured that downloading the 8.1GA and installing it would update everything that needed to be updated, but alas, that was a colossal failure.  It seems that about half of it […]

Can’t Install Updates After Upgrading to Windows 8.1

PreviousVersions

After upgrading to Windows 8.1, you may experience failures trying to install updates via Windows Update or any third-party application installer/updater. This happened on my Surface Pro after upgrading from Windows 8.1 Pro Preview to the RTM version and I couldn’t get two particular Windows Updates to install and Adobe wouldn’t install updates to the […]