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Windows 8.1 Update 1 Leaked

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Ahead of its anticipated mid-March launch, the Update 1 package of Windows 8.1 was leaked to the web. Not very different in definition to a service pack, Update 1 adds a host of features and under-the-hood changes to Windows 8.1. When updated, it should change the version string of your Windows 8.1 installation to look something along the lines of "6.3.9600.17031.WINBLUE_GDR.140221-1952." You'll notice how it's formatted similar to those of Microsoft's Windows Phone operating systems. NGOHQ.com hosts a repository of the Microsoft Update (*.msu) files that must be applied in sequence, to update your Windows 8.1 installation. If you're not sure, wait out till the update is formally out, and Windows Update will update the operating system with close to zero user intervention.

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    DOWNLOAD: Windows 8.1 Update 1 MSU files
     
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    I think I will just wait. There's what- a week or two. It ain't a big deal.
     
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    waiting too,no need to rush into it ,that almost looks like a beta release leak to me.

    nope just super zoomed the one pic with watermark on it,it is Enterprise evaluation release.
     
  4. birdie

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    Feck updates, gimme ISO's.

    I will try 8.1 update 1 in a VM and then delete it as usual.
     
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    tile again? its ok as long as it doesnt take the whole screen
    but better waiting for more
     
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    wow I never would expect tpu to post leaked links lol.

    I got a rar few days ago.I haven't tested it out on my win 8 drive yet.
     
  7. BarbaricSoul

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    and I still do not like the UI of Windows 8/8.1
     
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    and I still like it. I'm sure you care as much about my opinion as I do yours. :rolleyes:
     
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    I have the installed the leaked copy of Feb and I have to say the is nothing new interesting, will wait for windows 9, I am done updating to Win 8.1, Win 8.1 Update 1, Win 8.1 2014 Spring Update, Win 8.1 winter update....Win 8.1.2.4......etc. am done not worth it.
     
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    RCoon Gaming Moderator Staff Member

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    This picture from the source website has a start menu and some style options for the UI. Is this legit or some kind of mod? Somebody please specify

    OH GOD IF WIN 8.1 HAS A START MENU ILL BUY IT

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    looks like someone running start menu 8 to me
     
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    I hate windows 8... i wish they make a better windows for PC next time.
     
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    I made the mistake of buying Windows 8. While 8.1 is "ok", there are no ISOs so you have to install and wait DAYS AND DAYS for an update and completely use up and internet data usage allowance you have. I have the way MS assumes everyone in the world as US internet speeds, net neutrality, and no data caps/ pay per GB.

    No wonder 70% of China is still on XP.
     
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    I installed the updates in order nothing really exciting.
    I cant wait for windows 9 alpha/beta.
     
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    people in china are good...in our country "Iran" 90% of computer users are using windows 8.1 but all of em are copy versions.non of em are legal. :-(
    i wish i could buy an original OS but things are Different here... :-(
     
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    looks like some sort of Mod...but looks good.
     
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    Until it has a more friendly desktop, and more respect for mouse first users hen it would be worthwhile. But by the look of it one will have to wait and prey that Microsoft will come to their senses with Windows 9.
     
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    Desktop is just as friendly as Windows 7. Mouse works fine in every application i've used. Unless you mean the Windows Apps which nobody is required to use.

    Tired of these senseless statements. If you don't like it just say you don't like it. Stop making up bullshit to try and prove a false point. Only thing I'll give on is if you absolutely cannot adjust to the Start screen.
     
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    Man, this data cap is the worst thing you can have. I would never, ever, EVER buy an Internet contract with this kind of bullshit. Good thing in most European and Asian countries this is long gone and HS broadband is quickly catching up.
    But then again, when you really dont have a chance....
     
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    Used it and got rid of it. It is a terrible OS. The install base reflects that. Currently being at the same levels as Windows Vista and Microsoft is feeling proud of it. Crazy.
     
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    More opinionated bullshit. It took Windows 7 three years to surpass Windows XP because there was no good reason to upgrade. According to your logic, Windows 7 sucked its first two years.

    I absolutely despise the "I don't like something so that means it sucks" mentality.

    #replyingtosmallmindedpeople

    Also, http://www.zdnet.com/windows-8-vs-windows-7-benchmarked_p2-7000002671/

    Its a bitch when something that sucks performs better than something that doesn't. /sarcasm
     
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    There are Windows 8.1 ISOs, you can even download them with a Windows 8 Key and do a fresh install with a Windows 8 key.
     
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    just installed.

    One thing change, which I really hate is that even you close by the "x" button or drag down to close the metro apps, IT is still running on background!
     
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    This is one of the main reasons I hate Win 8. Then again, I'm not using even one of the Metro apps anyways...
     
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    Saying win8 is bullshit is just an opinion, Win 8 is just a change to what we are used too when when it comes to windows OS, win8 is a good OS.....
     

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