Is It Now Safe to Use the August Windows Update for Windows 8.1

  RegScriv 14:42 19 Aug 14

The August Windows Update caused me major problems. I restored my pc using Macrium Reflect to 2 months earlier to overcome the problems.

Microsoft have apparently pulled the August Update, so yesterday (18th) I allowed Windows to update, assuming the available update now to be safe. However, I still had problems but I've overcome them.

The question is, was I safe to allow Windows to download the update? Microsoft are recommending that users uninstall the August Update, involving tinkering with the Registry. Can I assume that this is only for those unfortunate enough to have downloaded the original August Update.

  Gordon Freeman 18:28 19 Aug 14

What are the 8.1 update kb numbers? I got 2 of them on the 12th Aug which installed successfully: 2975719 2979500

  wizzboy 21:34 19 Aug 14

i would say no until they fix the up dates for window 8.1, it wiped my web credentials passwords for a few times now so I have stopped all my up dates.

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