Windows 8.1 Update Officially Released, Download Links Available

Bang on target, Microsoft has gone in and made Windows 8.1 Update available for download. The anticipated feature pack will also arrive via Windows Update later in the day.

But if you cannot wait, then these official links have all the files you need to deploy the new OS. This manual method works for both the 32-bit and 64-bit installations of Windows 8.1. ARM versions like those for the Surface RT and Surface 2 are also available. Here are the links:

Download links for Windows 8.1 Update x86:

KB2919355
KB2919442
KB2932046
KB2937592
KB2938439
KB2949621-v2 (only for Windows Server 2012 R2)

Download links for Windows 8.1 Update x64:

KB2919355
KB2919442
KB2932046
KB2937592
KB2938439
KB2949621-v2 (only for Windows Server 2012 R2)

Download links for Windows 8.1 Update ARM:

KB2919355
KB2919442
KB2932046
KB2937592
KB2938439

Do keep in mind that KB2919355 is the main package, and if you have an up to date installation of Windows 8.1 that is all you need. If not, also download the other files.

The new version is set to appear on Windows Update around the 10AM Pacific mark.

Please Leave Your Comments Below...

  • Ted Smith

    Thanks for posting and clarifying. Those KB with numbers attached can be a little overwhelming! Haha

  • Macpaul Emeka Ekwueme

    Thanks for the link.

  • Wayne S

    A lot of links for an update, but at least it’s on time! Thank you for sharing.

  • Jake

    I thank you for posting these, but I think I’ll wait for later in the day for the windows update! Just seems easier right now.

    • Sally Black

      I’m with you, Jake! I love the fact you can get these early if you really want, but I’ll just wait. I’m in no rush.

  • Emily W

    Thank you so much for posting the links! Going to use them right now to get started on the downloads!

  • Ray C

    I already used these links a few weeks ago, but I did get several Windows Updates for Windows and Office today