Windows 8.1 Update 1 Leaked Ahead of March Release [Images]

Posted February 3, 2014 at 7:34am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10752 views

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update 1 has been leaked online head of its expected release in March, reports The Verge.

The leaked build offers a new title bar for Metro apps that lets you close, minimize, and snap apps side-by-side.

On the Start Screen you can now right click on Live Tiles to bring up a contextual menu to resize, unpin, and other options. Also new on the screen is a search button and shutdown option. The search button brings you to the sidebar interface and the shutdown option provides a dropdown list with restart, shutdown, and sleep selections.

Microsoft also added a control panel link to the PC settings section and a new option in the desktop taskbar settings to show Store apps in the taskbar.

The build was compiled three weeks ago on January 14th. It should be released around March 11th, ahead of the Build conference in April.

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Jet - February 4, 2014 at 9:59am
Finnally, a shutdown button. Microsoft you'll never learn. Thank god there is Apple.
Apple Troll No More - February 4, 2014 at 11:58am
This is exactly why, fck pc's. Own one now it's shit, the more months it's with you, the worse it gets.
s1aw0 - February 3, 2014 at 7:01pm
To clarified, I do have a MBA and I like it very much, but since I have win8.1 with metro on new Lenovo Flex, I did not touch my macbook and osx anymore. And I feel that future is in hybrids with touch screens.
Dill Gates - February 3, 2014 at 7:33pm
I quit PC's since they attract malware, I found ma books more efficient and powerful.
s1aw0 - February 3, 2014 at 6:26pm
I really do not understand why win8.1 is so criticized. Its way better than anything else so far, including OSX and win7, it has feeling of OS for the future. Maybe it come too early and people are not ready for it.
BryanG - February 3, 2014 at 6:39pm
To each his own, but Metro is an abomination.
matrixXx - February 3, 2014 at 9:15pm
Yesss Sir, Mr Gates Sir! We couldn't agree more!
odedo1 - February 3, 2014 at 9:17pm
Windows 8 is like oal 1996, plus slowly improving before win 8, people got used to more features since windows 1 and stopped on 7 because now, half the shit is fcked up, I even tried using the trackpad and half the time it does what it wants.
odedo1 - February 3, 2014 at 9:18pm
ali79 - February 3, 2014 at 4:01pm
RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman
Great! - February 3, 2014 at 2:30pm
Windows 8.1 sucks! But less so than 8. I think they should just move on to 9 and forget this ever happened.
K - February 3, 2014 at 3:56pm
Exactly. In a pattern as always it's good, shit, good, shit and so forth on whichever ones were good. This looks like oak 1996 and that is an example.
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