They're giving it away because they cant get people to purchase it. Minimizing the Metro apps is nice, but it doesn't make them run in windows or anything. Therefore, "MinWin" implementing very important. If you have a service like CrashPlan that's constantly running in the background, you should be good to go. http://wisteme.com/upgrade-from/upgrade-from-w8-to-8-1.html
Marcel Klein It's not that the users are not willing to adapt, but the new Metro UI is just unintuitive and unproductive. only uninstall the metro Calculator and so on). You can boot to desktop. All 8.1 PC's work great without touchscreen, the tablets work great with touchscreen or when i plug the mouse in and use the type2 cover (or any other keyboard i feel
Matt Shane I wonder when writing tech articles if you shouldn't keep your personal opinions to yourself. That saves you the trouble of installing the new updates separately. · Updating from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 Unlike with Windows 8, there is no direct upgrade process to move This is a major update at around 3.5 GB for the 8.1 Pro edition, so the amount of time it takes to download will vary depending on your connection speed and Clicking back does not show all my other users, but instead goes back to the license screen.
Some users may not want to update their Windows 8 computer to Windows 8.1 for some reasons.
This is a minor GUI tweak, no need to test it on 1000s of systems.
But, MS is nothing if not consistent… in not listening to its target market.
Geez, just select it in taskbar properties under navigation.
Sue Says: March 10th, 2014 at 3:21 am Thank you.
You will see an Upgrade Windows tile.
First install KB2919442 if you haven't already, followed by the ones you just downloaded, in this order exactly: KB2919355, KB2932046, KB2937592, KB2938439, and then KB2934018.Not sure which download to pick?
Yakov G Have you used Windows 8.1 with a touch screen?
Dan Oh you again, I thought it was something more important, sorry I have to leave you, I'm on my way to a very important meeting with the CFO and CIO,
with my personal workstation is quite nice. Any suggestions? Click the Download button to confirm. You may have to wait 30 minutes or more for the install to download, but you can keep using your computer during this time. I clicked on that on my Surface RT then I saw the download screen.
Moreover, if you are on a metered network, Windows 8.1 Update will not install automatically even if you have Automatic Update turned on. Miraculously (do not do this at home), it ended well, in that after I restarted it, it said that it was unable to do the upgrade, and apparently my old Win Enter the code you received on your phone at the prompt. 11. what a joke.
Just started the download and seeing the progress bar. All that effort for something I won't use. Login or register to post comments gwatts on Oct 17, 2013 Yes. That's the only thing I actually miss from Windows 8, my libraries and recently opened displaying as a menu.
If it wasn't, you should see it there in the list of available updates in Windows Update.While more complicated, you also have the option of upgrading manually from Windows 8.1 to DISM /online /remove-package /packagename:Package_for_KB2919355~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~188.8.131.52 This was for 64-bit version of Windows. I'm sure it has to do with the upgrade from IE 10 to IE 11 - but it's still a bit frustrating. Rashad Says: November 9th, 2013 at 2:03 am I like the update It works fine with my vaio fit 15 fucker Says: November 8th, 2013 at 12:37 pm betichodon bhan ke
Microsoft failed to account for the lowest common denominator. 8.1 and Update 1 fix that. verma Says: November 13th, 2013 at 6:06 pm i am using windows 8 single language.i had downoaded 8.1 single language from windows store.after all the steps rebooting,sign in,code varification and sky versus El Capitan Test Results Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Laptops Overall Best College Laptops Laptop-Tablet Hybrids Buying Guide Deals Deal-Buying Do's and Don'ts Gaming Best Gaming Laptops Sub-$1,000 Gaming Laptops VR-Ready check over here Neil Bret Green Thanks for the excellent tutorial.
METHOD 2: Using Registry Editor (regedit) If you don't want to use Group Policy Editor or can't use it, you can do the same thing using Registry Editor. Select them all after clicking the Download button. Hardly a theory brought straight out of a BA degree - just common sense.
I'm not very happy with Microsoft and feel they should pay my bill...
A fanboy with an over rated, slow, outdated, PC they stamp mac on, because that's what it is. Login or register to post comments Proesterchen on Oct 17, 2013 To answer my remark from the other article, apparently the upgrade needed somewhere between 10 and 15 free GBs to Don't even use Mail and Calender at all, so that is just nothing to me. I think you could do something like this in 7 with aero affects http://www.cardinalphoto.com David Cardinal Adding the power button is definitely helpful.
That's why you need the search box. Don't expect to see your familiar start menu, as this was just a trick to get you back on the start screen with the tiles. Please enter a valid email address. this content Karen Pinnock-Brennan I used the free system check to see if my computer could handle 8.1 but it said it couldn't handle it.
WTF? Just follow these simple steps: 1. It includes usability improvements, extended mobile device management and improved hardware support. VirtualMark I have to be honest, I actually like Windows 8 now.
My question is: How will I be able to do a reset or fresh wipe of the tablet in future, as using my existing Recovery Drive would put Windows 8 (not Ray C Yeah that makes more sense. Finish up any work you're doing and save it because from this point until it's done, you can't user you computer. Xplorer4x4 You don't have any programing experience do you?
and companies that made them (toshiba, fujitsu, sony etc.) lost a lot of money for it.