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Microsoft officially releases Windows 8.1 for download

Windows 8.1 is finally here and you can download your copy today, retail box sales begin tomorrow (NASDAQ:MSFT)

| Operating Systems News | Posted: Oct 17, 2013 3:27 pm

Windows 8 was released to the public almost 1 year from today, and this morning Microsoft released its first major update to its flagship operating system. Today the company released Windows 8.1 globally for digital download, with retail boxed copies going on sale tomorrow.

 

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Many new changes, updates, and features come with the 8.1 refresh, but none are more exciting than the new Windows 8 Start Button. Yes its true, Microsoft has seen the error of its ways and has returned the start button back to its rightful place... sort of. The new start button will not bring up the familiar start menu that Windows fans loved for so many years, but will instead bring up the start screen.

 

Have you upgraded to Windows 8.1 yet? Personally I am still clicking away on Windows 7 and see myself doing so for the foreseeable future. Having tried Windows 8, I just feel that Windows 7 is a much more robust OS for the gamer, developer, and general PC enthusiast like myself. Maybe I will give 8.1 a try, who knows, I may just like it...

NEWS SOURCES:Bgr.com

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