Windows does not provide device and application compatibility information when you update to Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1

Applies to: Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 ProWindows 8.1 Enterprise


When you update Windows 8 or Windows RT to Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, Windows may not provide device and application compatibility information as expected. 


Update information

How to obtain this update

This update is applied when you upgrade to Windows 8.1 Preview or Windows RT 8.1 Preview. No interaction is required to apply this update.


To apply this update, you must be running Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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