Windows 7 SP1/8.1: Update KB3035583 for Windows 10

Windows UpdateJust a short note: Microsoft has released Update KB3035583 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1. The purpose: Prepare W7/8.1 systems for Windows 10 upgrade.


More details about Update Update installs Get Windows 10 app in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1 (KB3035583) is given in Microsoft's KB article.

This update installs the Get Windows 10 app, which helps users understand their Windows 10 upgrade options and device readiness. … This update applies to Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

On my German Windows 7 SP1 this update was flagged as important – as you can see in the screenshot.

But some users are commenting within my German blog, that the flag depends on the machine – some of their machines receives KB3035583 as an important and some as an optional update. Nevertheless: If you won't or can't upgrade to Windows 10, fire up control panel, search for updates and hide update KB3035583.

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