Note You cannot upgrade to Windows 8.1 Enterprise or volume-licensed installations of Windows 8.1 from the Windows Store. For more information about upgrading to Windows 8.1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Issue 1In the Windows Store, you try to upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 or from Windows RT to Windows RT 8.1. However, you cannot find a way to perform the upgrade.
Note A spotlight advertisement for upgrading should be displayed on the home page of the Windows Store.
Issue 2After you click the Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 upgrade notification, the Windows Store is opened automatically. However, a few seconds later, the home page of the Windows Store is displayed without the update spotlight.
Note If you wait for 15 minutes or longer and then browse away from and back to the home page of Windows Store, you may see the spotlight advertisement for the upgrade.
How to obtain this update
Windows UpdateThis update is available from Windows Update.
Microsoft Download CenterThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
|All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8||Download the package now.|
|All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8||Download the package now.|
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows 8 or Windows RT.
Registry informationTo apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
Article ID: 2917499 - Last Review: Apr 27, 2014 - Revision: 1