New Windows 8.1 Bricks Some Customers' Surface RT; Microsoft Makes Fix Available

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  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member

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    Not everything went according to plan with Microsoft's new Windows 8.1 launch. Apparently, for some customers with the Surface RT, the new update "bricked" their device. Luckily, Microsoft is aware of the issue and already worked out a quick fix for it. Here's a statement from them,

    Here's a link below to where you can find out more and get the fix if you are in this predicament.

    Source: Microsoft
     
  2. D1vad

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    Clearly if you can recover your device with the correct files on a USB drive, then the device is not really "bricked"

    Urban Dictionary: bricked
    Urban Dictionary: bricked
    To render your computer useless, as useless as a brick. Usually the result of tampering with the insides and doing irreversible damage. Bricking yo...
     

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