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Windows 8.1 Update

With new functionality for the Start button and separate experiences for desktop and tablet users, the Windows 8.1 update finally gives people what they want.

By 3 April 2014

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Microsoft Windows 8.1

If you're a dedicated Windows 8 hater, the update to Windows 8.1 isn't going to change your mind. For everyone else, this collection of tweaks, fixes, and new features is useful, but everything here should have shipped in the original version last year.

By 17 October 2013

4 stars Editors' rating 17 October 2013
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Windows 8.1 continues upward trek as XP edges down

Microsoft's current desktop OS is close to stealing second place from Windows XP in the desktop OS arena, according to new stats from Web tracker Net Applications.

By 2 December 2014

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Windows 8.1 picks up steam as consumers adopt latest update

The share of PCs running on Microsoft's latest operating system jumps in October.

By 2 November 2014

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Windows 8.1 continues to inch along

Microsoft's latest OS keeps gaining users, according to Net Applications, but progress is still coming at a snail's pace.

By 2 September 2014

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4 essential tips for using Windows 8.1

CNET's Dan Graziano shares with you a few simple tips that can improve your Windows 8.1 experience.

By 15 August 2014

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How to update Windows 8.1

Microsoft rolls out updates the second Tuesday of each month, many of them critical. How can you be sure to catch all these updates?

By 14 August 2014

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Windows 8.1 August update now available

Users can now manually install the update or wait until it rolls out via Microsoft Update. Either way, the update carries with it just a few minor tweaks.

By 13 August 2014

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Windows 8.1 update for August to offer minor tweaks

Microsoft's latest strategy with Windows 8.1 is to roll out regular updates that refine the OS but don't deliver major new features.

By 7 August 2014

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Windows 8.1 update 2 reportedly will land August 12

The next update to Windows 8.1 will arrive during August's Patch Tuesday, claims a Russian website.

By 21 July 2014