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 Post subject: Windows RT 8.1 update temporarily pulled due to a “situation
 Post Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:56 pm 
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Windows RT 8.1 update temporarily pulled due to a “situation”

ARS Technica

Oct. 19, 2013

" .... the update is damaging certain boot data, causing affected machines to blue screen on startup. The issue is recoverable if you've created a recovery USB key (or have access to a machine that can create one), but Microsoft currently appears to have no easy way to create a suitable USB key from non-ARM machines...." [read full article here]

http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-wi ... ate-229058

".... the problem existed back in June, with the Windows 8.1 Preview Milestone, and apparently hasn't been fixed...." Any lawyers out there;-)?

Hopefully you backed up the image, but....

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/wind ... h-reset-pc

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/wind ... date-store


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 Post subject: Re: Windows RT 8.1 update temporarily pulled due to a “situa
 Post Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:48 am 
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It would be funny if it just wasn't so sad. Microsoft has been in a downward spiral since 2004. Unfortunately it affects those of us in the PC business, and generally not in a good way. Scott.


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