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Compass sensor applications are not as accurate as expected in Windows 8.1

Certain compass sensor applications are not as accurate as expected on a computer that is running Windows 8.1. For example, there is a 90 degree offset for the directional values in the applications. 

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.

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

Article ID: 2895592 - Last Review: 10/17/2013 11:09:00 - Revision: 1.0

  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
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