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Checking for Windows 8.1 Update 1?

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  • There is a bug in windows 8.1 that substantially affects the performance of my application. I have just discovered it is fixed in windows 8.1 update one, so in that situation I can change my behaviour inside the application. How can I tell if I am running on windows 8.1 update one?
    Saturday, May 10, 2014 6:44 AM

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  • I don't see any API's to determine that.  Can you not time the operation and if it exceeds a certain level, then do something different?


    Darin R.

    Saturday, May 10, 2014 3:44 PM
  • Sadly not.  Under Windows 8.1 if I display any images in my application then it constantly repaints, so the performance is unacceptable.  So I don't display images by default.

    This has been fixed in Windows 8.1 update 1, so I can now display images.  But I can't afford to do it under Windows 8.1, because the performance is so bad it will turn users off the application.

    Stefan

    Saturday, May 10, 2014 9:17 PM