Posts under Windows 8.1 tag.

Download Windows 8.1 Update

Download Windows 8.1 Update from Microsoft Download Center

If you are unable to download and install the new Windows 8.1 Update via Windows Update, even after having set your Windows 8 to download and install Updates automatically, you can download and install this Windows 8.1 Update package from […]

Learn Windows 8.1

Learn how to use Windows 8.1: Resources & Video tutorials

Microsoft has released a set of resources that you will you get the best out of Windows 8.1. The Windows 8.1 end-user readiness content package provides a range of guides and video tutorials that will ensure you learn how to […]

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Migrating from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

Microsoft has in a post at TechNet, shared its experiences while moving from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. Moving away from the customary practice of providing upgraded version of Windows via traditional installation method, Microsoft followed a different course. Microsoft […]

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Windows 8.1 & Windows 8 Upgrade Paths

Those of you planning to upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, may want to read this article as it talks of the available upgrades paths – what you can do and what […]

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation

Download Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation Version

Microsoft has released and made available for download Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation Version, in 32-bit as well as 64-bit ISO versions. This is an evaluation version of Windows 8.1 is meant IT professionals who want to check out Windows 8.1 […]

Work Folders in Windows 8.1

Work Folders in Windows 10/8.1

Windows 8.1 introduces a new feature called Work Folders. If you have to work from anywhere from your different devices, then Work Folders are just what you would be looking for. Work Folders in Windows 8.1/10 Work Folders in Windows […]

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Return to Desktop after closing all Windows 8.1 Apps

Windows 8.1 offers several new navigation experiences & new feature. We have already seen how you can Boot directly to Desktop or Show the All Apps View. Apart from this, it also allows you to return to Desktop after closing […]

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Disable Windows 8.1 Help Sticker Notifications

Windows 8.1 introduces Help Stickers to get you acquainted with the new features that the OS has to offer. The feature is great and can help you learn the new features quickly. The stickers are black, white and red in […]

How to download Windows 8.1 ISO using Windows 8 Product Key

Microsoft’s decision to not tamper with the foundation of Windows 8 by leaving it largely unchanged helped the company bring forth dozens of crucial improvements alongside better app ecosystem in the final version of Windows 8.1. However, it offered no […]

Upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

How to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

Software giant, Microsoft officially made the final version of Windows 8.1 available for download. The version is available as a free update for the existing Windows 8 users (including Surface RT or Surface Pro users). What Microsoft claimed to be […]

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SkyDrive Smart Files in Windows 8.1 & how to Hydrate them

The SkyDrive team recently announced about the SkyDrive Smart files in Windows 8.1. In this post we will see more details about these Smart files of SkyDrive in Windows 8.1. Earlier these were referred to as Placeholder files. Smart Files […]