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More over, how many out there have the ability to force other companies to discontinue fully functional products being used by those masses and attempt to coerce them into the purchase While it is not perfect, it generally is a nice stable version of Windows with some nice tweaks and performance boost over Win 7. It doesn't matter how small the tweak is. Softlay We are getting reports like this from some people.

The fonts over there are so horrible (in all metro apps like mail, calendar,…etc.) P.S. Retrieved October 23, 2016. ^ "Operating system market share". Retrieved April 5, 2014. ^ Warren, Tom (February 19, 2014). "Microsoft OneDrive launches with Dropbox-like bonus storage and new Android app". Windows 8.1 Update 1 leaked by Microsoft GutteG It is most probably C# ( Canadian Geek Windows 8.1 rocks joelzerpa Thanks!

Marcel Klein It's not that the users are not willing to adapt, but the new Metro UI is just unintuitive and unproductive. But where does that stop? Much appreciated!X Windows ISO DB is a community approach to deliver the content people search for in an easy to find way. Ray C Why?

That's like saying give me a version of Windows without command prompt. Visible enhancements include an improved Start screen, additional snap views, additional bundled apps, tighter OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) integration, Internet Explorer 11, a Bing-powered unified search system, restoration of a visible Start a computer having windows 7 can run smoothly windows 8.1. Man I hardly even used it, then if they bring it back, it would be just again, decoration that just sits there on the sidelines again.

with my personal workstation is quite nice. All modern PC's sold within the last 6 years should be capable of installing from a Windows 8.1 64-Bit ISO. Retrieved June 5, 2013. ^ a b c "What's New in Windows 8.1". OK.

We all work in IT. Since when did Windows NOT become a Desktop OS? CBS Interactive. Leonhard considered this to be ironic, given that Microsoft had criticized Google's use of similar tactics with its "Scroogled" advertising campaign.[93] Market share[edit] According to Net Applications, the adoption rate in

PhoneArena. Official website Windows 8.1 Update v t e Microsoft Windows family Components History Timeline Criticism DOS-based Windows 1.0 Windows 2.0 Windows 2.1x Windows 3.0 Windows 3.1x Windows 9x Windows 95 (Development) Retrieved March 29, 2013. ^ Waters, Richard (May 7, 2013). "Microsoft prepares rethink on Windows 8 flagship software". undead overlord dan there not talking about a tablet its dumm Xplorer4x4 Why do you need a touchscreen so badly for Win8?

PC World. Windows has always been open to improvements, it's time people stopped making small issues blow out of proportion. Retrieved May 17, 2014. ^ "When is a Windows update not an update? Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows.

CBS Interactive. ^ LeBlanc, Brandon (17 October 2013). "Windows 8.1 now available!". esail umm… I have a keyboard and touch pad and LOVE THE METRO INTERFACE!!! Quite a lot of others deem it more than simply "making small issues blow out of proportion". Without Media Creation Tool or Windows 8 Product key.

You know, just like the Start Menu / Start Button. Otherwise we might just have to wait for April 8! Generated Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:16:47 GMT by s_hv1048 (squid/3.5.23)

As of December 2016, the market share of Windows 8.1 is 8.43%.[citation needed] Contents 1 History 1.1 Update 2 Distribution 3 New and changed features 3.1 User interface and desktop 3.2

It's change, so by your logic it must be good, right? How do you do that, for free? Computerworld. In his review of Windows 8.1, Joel Hruska noted that Microsoft had deliberately made it harder for users to create a "Local" account that is not tied to a Microsoft account

IDG. Retrieved September 18, 2013. ^ Thurrott, Paul (March 6, 2014). "Windows 8.1 with Bing Revealed". I'm sure there are plenty more changes under the hood, but somehow I was expecting something a little more obvious. It's kind of stupid to make you have to choose "use my desktop background." Make them the same by default, and if people want them different let them change it.

masanam It is work fine Rupa Sahu HELLO, its show me msg when i want to installed that "the application or OS could not be loaded because a required file is It's really not hard to grasp. I mean its already there before the update, and people are acting like its new and not available in Windows 8.1. We’ll be in touch soon.

How is that a big learning curve? Johnny Calderon Spot on! OneDrive use on Windows 8.1 requires that a user's Windows account be linked to a Microsoft account; the previous SkyDrive desktop client (which did not have this requirement) is not supported Just like it was stupid to try and use a mouse/keyboard interface on smartphones (Windows Mobile/Windows CE/Pocket PC).

Windows 7 even does touch and can run virtual machines. This really is a stupid question! dude you project ziplock9000 Over 200 million people care. Gilbert Straight Microsoft Security Essentials Gilbert J.

You sure act like the computers have to do everything for you, and not lift a finger by clicking a mouse or using the keyboard to type or expect voice commands Oh wow, what an amazing feat of technology. Ray C You are the idiot complaining about something you don't even have to see. How-To Geek.

Retrieved May 29, 2013. ^ "Facebook Connect is no longer available". TimeAgora Thanks. Perhaps there is an alternate solution that MS will make clear when the Update is actually out. Its not for me, and scores of others.

The OneDrive app was updated to include a local file manager. lol Sebastian Anthony Hrm, yes, seem the official links are down again. You can boot to desktop.