August 27, 2015, compatibility update for upgrading to Windows 10

This update makes improvements to ease the upgrade experience to Windows 10.
How to obtain this update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is automatically applied when you upgrade the operating system to Windows 10. No user interaction is required to apply this update.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Update Catalog. Go to Microsoft Update Catalog to find the download links for this update.

Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You may be prompted to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update replaces previously released update 3081437.

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Article ID: 3081451 - Last Review: 04/07/2016 02:01:00 - Revision: 4.0

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