An update is available that enables you to upgrade to the correct version of Windows 8.1 from Windows 8.1 Preview

Applies to: Windows 8.1


This article describes an update for versions of Windows 8.1 Preview that were upgraded from Windows 8 through the Windows App Store or from the ISO image that is provided on Microsoft websites. 

This update resolves an issue in which the wrong version of Windows 8.1 is installed when you upgrade Windows 8.1 Preview to Windows 8.1. After you install this update, the correct version of Windows 8.1 is installed when you upgrade from Windows 8.1 Preview.


Update information

How to obtain this update

This update is available from Windows Update.


To apply this update, you must be running Windows 8.1 Preview.

Registry information

To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

More Information

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates