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Windows 8.1

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Jump the line and get Windows 10 right now

Don't want to wait for Microsoft to push the update to your PC? Here's how to download the new OS immediately.

By July 29, 2015

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Here's how to upgrade to Windows 10

Ready to move on up to Windows 10? Here are all the steps you need for success.

By July 29, 2015

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Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 is the best update yet, thanks to its revamped design and modern features, but it lags behind iOS and Android.

By April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014

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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 April 2, 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 October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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How to enable 'Hey, Cortana' on Windows 10

There's a switch you'll need to enable before you can get Cortana's attention from across the room.

By July 30, 2015

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Microsoft promotes Windows 10 with new launch site and tutorial guide

Designed to drum up interest in the new OS, the launch site tries to convince you to upgrade, while the tutorial guide explains the new features in Windows 10.

By July 28, 2015

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Windows 10 tested: How performance on the new operating system compares to Windows 8

We took some of our favorite Windows 8 PCs and upgraded to Windows 10 in order to test application performance.

By July 29, 2015

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How to prepare your PC for Windows 10

Follow these steps to ensure a smooth transition to the latest version of Windows.

By July 24, 2015

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Microsoft launches free, 90-day trial of Windows 10

It's the Windows 10 Enterprise edition, but it gives you a chance to test-drive the new OS before deciding if you really want to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1. However, there are some key drawbacks.

By July 30, 2015