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  1. rtwjunkie

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    My update went smoothly, but my pc spent a day on ASRock's Xtreme Tuner where it was reading -60C for my MB temperature! After a day and a couple restarts it's back to normal. I can only attribute this weird behavior to the update. No complaints now though.

    Question: The article said there were only five weeks left to get this update before future patches won't work. what if someone buys Windows 8.1 4 weeks from now, then installs two weeks later? Are they barred from being patched? I really didn't understand what the guy meant.
     
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    I've had issues with my Surface 2 after the update. Still doing some troubleshooting but I may need to refresh the install, *sigh*
     
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    Sounds to me like he meant in five more weeks Update 1 will be required before any further patches can be installed. Someone buys Windows 8.1 in 4 weeks they will have to install this update to get the later updates.

    Just my thoughts.
     
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    Anybody know if this command works in WIN7, also?

    My brother's Laptop has a billion Win7 updates installed. I would like to free up his HD best I can and know some of these can be dumped, just unsure if this command will work on it. It would save me, literally days of research, if it worked, or if there is a similar command in WIN7.

    :lovetpu:
     
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    Sorry, my connection was acting up. hit post again because it appeared not to do it.
     
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    There is a delete button at the bottom of your posts.
     
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    If anyone is getting the 80073712 error (like I was), this sorted it out for me:
    http://andrew-b.com/view/article/46

    Nothing else would work for me. SFC found no errors, The update troubleshooter found problems, but didn't fix them and the DISM.exe commands on the support pages did nothing.
     
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    I don't know why, but I've yet to even see the update even before they pulled it. I had that "update for 8.1" which I thought was it but didn't make sense because it was only about 1MB which sounded too small for a patch. I've installed all the important ones and the only optional ones I have not are: kb2843630, kb2919907, kb2923528, and kb2923768.

    I'm so confused.
     
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    Found out that in WIN7 the disk cleaner has an option to delete the unused updates! cool beans!:D
     
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    Just discovered a small but neat thing in W8.1 u1.
    There's a new Disk space menu in PC Settings -> PC and Devices

    It shows how much space apps, downloads, music, documents and videos take.

    [​IMG]

    Source
     
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    Windows 8.1: "You have a new update!"
    *updates*
    Windows: "please reboot your computer!"
    *reboots*
    Windows: "Enjoy the new Windows Store icon on your taskbar!"

    *sigh*

    edit:
    Side note, I am getting HUGE cpu consumption from: Windows Module Installer and System. Everything has been running fine the past few weeks, any idea what's up?
     
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    With Start8 I've not had that happen. In fact everything looks and acts as W7-like as it did before this huge update, thanks to Start8.
     
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    Rumours about major Windows 8.1 Autumn update 2 (or maybe it'll be called W8.2) and Windows 9
     
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    Another rumour

    Now they say that update 2 comes in August
     
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    Wonder if that is the start menu update, or if that was just an April Fools joke (although I think the articles about it came the day after). I really liked the start menu with live tiles.
     
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    It was shown at BUILD a couple few ago, so it was definitely not a belated April fools joke, though it might not look exactly like what was shown. After using the Start Screen since Windows 8 was released, I can't see myself using the Start Menu much aside from pinning a select few apps.
     
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    I have no issue per say with how windows 8.1 is. It would be nice not having the full screen transition. I just wonder if you can keep the menu on multiple monitors, how the start screen works currently.
     
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    Please tell me these are the updates I needed for 8.1(1)!! I sincerely hope the last 2 hours was not a waste!

    [​IMG]

    ran this: Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup

    cleaned up over 2000 MB's off my HDD!!!!!
     
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    Trying to give this a shit, but not having much luck. I get the following error:

    Google says do the following:
    Great! I can fix it:
    No wait - I can't :(
     
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    First, run a Malware and Virus scan, twice. Along with Windows Essentials scan, Quick scan.
    Then, download or, use Glary to "Repair" registry. Then Defrag Registry. After reboot...CCleaner Registry scan, twice.
    Then run windows update, Control Panel, System and Security, Windows update.
    If there are any Win8.1 updates, get 'em.
    If not, try the Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup, again.

    If that doesn't work, PM Drone. He seems to know a lot more than me about such things. :D

    Good Luck!!
     
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    Since you guys seem to know dism... trying to find the best way to clean up an install image after slipstreaming updates ect. Best one I know right now is:
    Dism /Export-Image /SourceImageFile:c:\source\install.wim /SourceIndex:1 /DestinationImageFile:c:\new\install.wim /compress:maximum
    Still seems like my completed images could be smaller....
     
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    what april joke, start menu is coming back with updt2

    Yes those are updates you need. All is right.
    http://windows.microsoft.com/is-is/windows-8/install-latest-update-windows-8-1

    Yup that error happens but it's not critical. To fix it first you need to run

    sfc /scannow

    Then reboot and try Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth again.
    It might fail but for the third or fourth time it'll get fixed.
    tl; dr: scannow then reboot, then scanhealth. repeat if fails, eventually you'll get it done.

    That's correct, this command compresses wim to maximum, you can't get further than that.
    There's another format called ESD. It's more compact and clean. It's pretty good and sexy especially for SSD users who want to save some space.

    To convert wim to esd use this command:

    dism /Export-Image /SourceImageFile:"install.wim" /SourceIndex:1 /DestinationImageFile:"install.esd" /Compress:recovery

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn293447.aspx

    You'll gain more space but it's one way road, after that you can't add any stuff to install.esd.
    So convert wim to esd only when you finished messing with wim.
     
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    Just doing the Restore command cleared up about 7 gigs for me. Holy cow.
     
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    Uninstall preloaded Windows 8.1 apps in bulk with this program. Works really good, I don't really need all that bloatware!
     
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