Microsoft Windows 8.1

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 17, 2013
  • Price at launch: $0.00

What You Need To Know

  • Free update for Windows 8 users

Verge Review

A year ago, Microsoft "reimagined" the look and feel of Windows, and placed a risky bet on the future of computing. Touch is everything, it said, and nearly everything about Windows 8 was designed to be used in a world without laptops and desktop PCs. But most people still use laptops and desktops, so Microsoft hedged its bets and built a desktop mode as well. Millions of people installed Windows 8, but Microsoft’s two worlds, each with different applications, created a steep learning curve...

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Software type Operating system
Distribution Retail, Online

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Software type Operating system
Distribution Retail, Online
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