Windows 8.1 Will Be Released on October 17th

Posted August 14, 2013 at 3:48pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5756 views

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8.1 will be released on October 17th at 4:00am PDT as a free update via the Windows Store. The update will be available at retail and on new devices starting October 18th.

Windows 8.1 continues the vision we began with Windows 8 and is an example of our commitment to continuous innovation and improvement for our customers. And Windows 8.1 brings many improvements in areas like personalization, Internet Explorer 11, search which is powered by Bing, built-in apps including a few new ones, an improved Windows Store experience, and cloud connectivity with SkyDrive (and much more) that people will enjoy. If you haven’t already, you can give many of the new features and improvements in Windows 8.1 a try with the Windows 8.1 Preview. Business customers can begin testing Windows 8.1 for deployment in their environments with the Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview.

Now is a great time to buy a Windows 8 device in a range of different form factors like Microsoft Surface, the Acer Iconia W3, the Lenovo Yoga 11s, the Toshiba KIRAbook or the Dell XPS 18 . For students going back to school, we have Windows Chip-in which is a crowdsourcing program to help students and parents purchase a new Windows device for school. And the Windows Store Only at Best Buy store-within-a-store experiences will be launching throughout August and September, just in time for the back-to-school shopping season to check out all the latest Windows devices! If you buy a Windows 8 device today, you can look forward to the new features and improvements from Windows 8.1 in October.

You can learn more about the new features in Windows 8.1 here.

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princyxavier - August 21, 2013 at 11:33am
But that is very old news people will now start to ask is there any way to uninstall windows 7 and install windows 8.1!!!.I do agree that windows 8 was not a good option and people were fed with its non user friendly os and also start button missing.But Microsoft has corrected all its mistake and worked according to the customer reviews and needs. Windows 8 Phone App Development
Jerry - October 28, 2013 at 12:14pm
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Steve Gay - August 14, 2013 at 11:50pm
Bunch of apple butthurt, windows is way better than that Apple-Crapple shit, iphone is pure crap for dumb asses fanboys like you all on this forum: "Jedediah Johnson, Bugged Out, Himanshu Oberoi, Ron dean, Googay, and all the rest. I make my money fixing apple shit all day, and let's be honest I love it, so I can proove my self to all you apple butthurt, I'm making close to $600 a day, thanks to all you buying Apple-Crapple top of the line iPhone 5Shit, and 5Crapp. Bill Gates is the man, he helps people, Steve Jobs is a greedy MTF, that why he is fuking dead like a pig. If it weren't for Bill Gates there wouldn't be Apple-Crapple. I rest my case.
Jedediah Johnson - August 14, 2013 at 9:39pm
I'd rather swim in a pool of diarrhea than use another windows product.
Jedediah Johnson - August 14, 2013 at 9:40pm
Same goes with android too.
Bugged Out - August 14, 2013 at 6:36pm
Pretty sure I have an appointment to shampoo my hair that day...damn, I'll miss out on this.
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