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Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 update offers smoother Windows 10 upgrade experience

Microsoft has rolled out a new update today for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3112336), which adds improvements to the Windows Update Client making it a bit smoother to upgrade to Windows 10 for those of you who were facing upgrade glitches. A similar update is also available for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users (KB3112343). This update is available right now on Windows Update as an optional update.

“This update enables support for additional upgrade scenarios from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, and provides a smoother experience when you have to retry an operating system upgrade because of certain failure conditions. This update also improves the ability of Microsoft to monitor the quality of the upgrade experience,” the update description states.

Head over to Windows Update to look for KB3112336 if you are running Windows 8.1, or KB3112343 if you are still on Windows 7. Let us know in the comments below if you notice a smoother upgrade experience to Windows 10.

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