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These initial views of Microsoft's new operating system show why the company leapfrogged past version 9.
Forget Windows 9. In an unexpected twist, Microsoft will be going straight to double digits from Windows 8 as it faces a challenging future for its operating system.
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.
Friendlier to PC users than its prececessor, Windows 8.1 continues to eke out a higher share while Windows 8 slips downward.
At its annual Build confab, Microsoft wants to make it clear that the update's mission is to welcome frustrated mouse and keyboard users back to Windows 8.1.
Testing the common-sense fixes Windows 8 should have had from the start.
These tips will help you discover new features in Microsoft's latest mobile operating system.
Those running Windows 8 will be able to get Windows 8.1 for free. But 8.1 will cost everyone else between $119.99 and $199.99 (for Pro).
Taking a few moments to prepare your Windows 8 PC for Windows 8.1 will help ensure that you'll have a smooth update.