You don’t have enough free storage space on your device to install the update.Try removing some media files (videos, music, and photos) or apps to make room for the update.
Step 3: Search for updates, after 30m-1h you will see a firmware update, press install without modifying the update list. Those are the top must-have accessories for Microsoft Surface devices so far.
Step 4: After the installation got succeeded, and your surface rt restarted go ahead and search again for updates. Step 11: Turn off your Wifi, and reboot the surface. With Surface Pen, Surface Dock, Surface Precision Mouse, and micro SD card will significantly increase your Surface performance, storage, and productivity.
This takes care of shutting down my running app, uninstalling it and then performs the install like stated in MSDN docs here In Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later, when using to reinstall a file, uninstalls the previously installed version of the file before installing the new version.
During the uninstallation portion of this process, closes any currently running executables that were installed on the target device using a file, based on their filename.
Just received an email which stated “we think we know root cause and that we are working to push a fix out quickly but don’t have an exact timeframe..”After contacting Microsoft, and doing research for at least a few weeks, I found a solution to this major problem.
Alright, so I got a permanent solution for the Windows Update searching disaster!If the process does not exit in a timely manner after receiving the WM_CLOSE message, then forcibly closes it by calling Terminate Process.does not attempt to close executables that are shipped in the run-time image on the target device.Fortunately, there is a user that find out a direct download link to the Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 update package.I have tried to install it on my Surface RT, however, it ended up with searching for Windows update endlessly.Step 5: Again you will see a package of updates, this update includes the Windows RT 8.1 Update 1 update (kb2919355). Step 8: Once Windows Update is searching for at least 4 hours we came at the point where most of us are stuck.