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windows 8.1

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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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Three reasons to hold off on Windows 10

Some users may be better off waiting a few weeks before upgrading to Windows 10. Here's why.

By July 27, 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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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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How to get the Windows 10 upgrade icon if it's missing

Run a quick script, get the missing icon.

By June 9, 2015

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How to reserve your free copy of Windows 10

A notification prompts Windows 7 and 8.1 users to reserve an upgrade to the new OS.

By June 1, 2015

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Last prerelease Windows 10 tweak triggers crashes for some testers

An update to the prerelease version of the software causes crashes in certain situations as Microsoft works hard to meet its July 29 launch deadline.

By July 27, 2015

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Microsoft fixes Windows 10 crash bug ahead of July 29 launch

With the official launch of Windows 10 imminent, Microsoft is still squashing bugs to make sure the new OS is as solid and stable as possible.

By July 28, 2015