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Windows 8.1 Upgrade 1 leaks to the Web early

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Feb 2014 20:23 User comments (3)

Windows 8.1 Upgrade 1 leaks to the Web early The oft-reported Windows 8.1 Update 1 has leaked this week, now available on all your favorite P2P, warez and file sharing sites.
Microsoft is expected to officially release the update in early March.

Update 1 will be a welcome relief for mouse and keyboard users. In Metro apps, Microsoft has added close/minimize options to the top right, and the ability to snap apps using the mouse.

Additionally, when right-clicking Live Tiles, there is a new context menu with options for unpinning, resizing and more using a mouse. Shutdown will be easier than the million step process it currently is, with power options for restart, shutdown and sleep now easily accessible.

Finally, Microsoft has also made access to the control panel easier through the PC settings section.

(Pic via Verge)

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3 user comments

14.2.2014 13:58

Well it's about time. Working on windows 8 machines is a nightmare if it's not touch screen.


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24.2.2014 22:31

I already put classic shell on the win8 machine.


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35.2.2014 1:26

ah windows 9.windows 8 with the bugs worked out.they should really keep research and development out of the public release.

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