Because at best you will only have 3G or maybe 4G which probably won't have enough capacity to handle big downloads. Phones and tablets won't usually update over a mobile data connection either. Connect to a proper wifi network and that should solve it
Not going through a proxy.
No virus on machines!
Windows security essentials, nothing blocked!
Original op system Windows 8.1!
french laptops and I am in France so should update!
As i say Androids and Windows 7 update ok on it!
How big is the update? Could it be that SFR block file downloads over a certain size and you just haven't hit the limit before now? Or are you at the end of the month and not got much data allowance left?
Way too much wine already?
C'mon! It's tomorrow! Patiently waiting on the next instalment.
As for a Mac, now where did I see that thread on software update issues again? Was it before or after their security fix (that they never need)?