Monday, April 14, 2014

How To Do Update 1 (KB2919355) On 64bit Windows 8.1 Systems.

This is a group of updates by Microsoft released to the public since April 8, 2014 for Windows 8.1. Most especially, to ease the use of applications and other features  in desktop based system. They can be downloaded from the Microsoft official download site for instant installation.

Image showing red arrow pointing to apps on taskbar at Windows desktop

However, before doing the installation you need to forestall some peculiar yet rare problem reported by some Windows users. They report blank screen trouble after installation during a reboot. To avoid  such disturbing issue, it is right to do your complete Windows updates and make sure to download the files from trusted Microsoft official website.

Image of Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355 installed

This instruction is meant for those using 64bit Windows 8.1 system. To reiterate on the blank screen trouble, make sure you do a complete Windows updates of your system before embarking on installing these new Windows 8.1 Update 1(tagged KB2919355).

Image showing red arrow pointing to Settings in Windows Charm

STEP 1: Move your cursor to extreme right-hand corner of your screen to display the  'Charm' bar and click on 'Settings'.

Image showing red arrow pointing to Control Panel Windows 8.1

STEP 2: Click on 'Control Panel' to continue.

Image showing red arrow pointing to location of the small arrow

STEP 3:  Next, select the small arrow at the tip of 'Control Panel' on the search bar and select ' All Control Panel Items'.

Red arrow pointing to Windows Update in Control Panel

STEP 4: Double-click on 'Windows Update' to continue.

Image showing red arrow pointing to 'Check for updates'

STEP 5: Click on 'Check for Updates' to the left-hand corner of the dialog.

Image showing Windows Update configuration 

STEP 6: Let Windows install the Updates, configure and restart your system.

Image showing official download website by Microsoft

STEP 7: Visit Microsoft Official Windows 8.1 Update 1 Official Website and click on 'Download' button to continue'.

Image showing red arrow pointing to steps

STEP 8: The updates(are five in numbers). Mark 'File Name' and click on 'Next' button to continue downloading the files.

Image showing the Windows Update Standalone Installer

STEP 9: Install each download according to ascending order of their sizes.