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Windows 8.1 fails to find Windows Updates (stuck) (Intel Compute Stick) Last Update March 2015

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First EE question of 2017, although this issue, is from 2016!

I've been experimenting with an Intel Compute Stick (Windows 8.1 with Bing edition), got bored and found it, in a box again and thought I would spend the holidays looking at it again.

Anyway it fails to find any Windows 8.1 Updates.

I'm puzzled, so I thought I would ask EE Experts for any golden nuggets, to get Updates installed via WIndows Updates).

(otherwise I'll nuke it and install Windows 10, but would rather keep Intel original!)

I do not have a Windows 8.1 key for this device as it's OEM! SO If I re-installed Windows 8.1 I would have to provide a retail or KMS/MAC/volume Key.

Things I've tried

1. Waited 5 days..... just scans for updates.

2. Rebooted many times.

3. Ran Chkdsk

4. sfc /scannow

5. DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

6. Windows Update Diagnostics - http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262

7. Reset the SoftwareDistribution Directory

8. There is activity in the WindowsUpdate.log

But still no updates....
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