Error: “The update is not applicable to your computer”

So, day before yesterday (26th June 2013) Microsoft released its much awaited update for Windows 8 and many people were trying to get installed. But unfortunately some people got “Error: The update is not applicable to your computer” message and they had no idea about it. post on Google plus was a superb example for that. So whats the reason for that error message?


The reason is language supporting of this preview update. Unfortunatly this update supports only Arabic, English (US), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish. Its ridiculous that this update does not support English (UK)

Now, how many of you are aware of your international settings. If you are yet to know your International settings, open “Power shell” as administrator and type dism /online /get-intl and wait for few seconds. You will get your


So the simple solution for this problem is to install the update from ISO file available in

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