Thursday, 11 July 2013

Mysterious KB2866518 Update for Windows 8.1 Preview


Are you getting any strange notification on Windows 8.1? Well, this is really mysterious. Opening Windows Update from Control Panel and finding new update "KB2866518" as per the following screenshot:


Before downloading any link, it is better to read the update information. The information given in Windows Update window is as following:

1. Download size: 15.7 MB

2. You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

3. Update type: Recommended

4. Please report the issue to the SESH email alias, or file a bug (you can go to http://sesh for directions on how to do this).

5. More information:

6. Help and Support: This update information was a little strange. If you click on "More information" link to read more about the update, it launches the following official Microsoft KB page “KB2866518 Official Page at Microsoft

Website.” Then you will find a message "The page you are looking for may have a new location, or is no longer available" error message shown at the official page.”

For investigating the entire issue, you can search on Google about KB2866518 update. You will find two threads regarding this issue at official Microsoft forums. In fact, there are others users also trying to find information related to this mysterious update. But, there are no official words from Microsoft regarding this issue.

In case, you have also received such update then share your views with us. For the time being, avoiding this update is the most optimum option. For more suggestions, contact Techvedic’s computer support helpdesk, as per below contact-details:

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