Windows 8.1 Update Archive

New Windows 8.1 Update Patch Aims To Resolve Installation Issues

Microsoft made the installation of Windows 8.1 Update a mandatory baseline for users that want to receive future updates, but a substantial amount of them experienced various issues when deploying the first ever refresh of Windows 8.1.

Windows 8.1 Support Ends Today, Update Is Now A Mandatory Install

Fragmentation is the bane of the software industry, and as the largest producer of computer software on the planet, Microsoft knows this fact full well. Windows XP is example enough. And in order to prevent further divisions

Windows Store Finally Gets The Anticipated New Redesign

Microsoft have just rolled out a brand new design for the Windows Store for devices that have the Windows 8.1 Update installed, making it is easier to find apps both on PCs and tablets. This new design,

Microsoft Extends Installation Deadline Of Windows 8.1 Update

It had to happen. And it did. Microsoft have just announced that users have one more month to install Windows 8.1 Update on their computers, and the deadline has been officially extended. That means, the date goes

Critical Updates For May Patch Tuesday Announced, Windows XP Not In

Just like the Patch Tuesday update cycle for last month, when Microsoft pulled the plug off of Windows XP on April 8, this month’s batch of fixes promises to be equally notable. This is the first Patch

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 8.1 Update Patch To Fix Installation Errors

On the whole, the first ever update to Windows 8.1 has been a rouging success. It has been well received by the community, liked by the reviewers, and profoundly deployed. Still, there are some users that have

Only 7 Days Left For Users To Install Windows 8.1 Update

Time for a little public service announcement! If you are, for some reason, yet to deploy Windows 8.1 Update on your computers, then you have round about 7 days left to do so. That is, if you

Business Users Get A Reprieve From Installing Windows 8.1 Update

At least, for a few good months. Historically, Microsoft has had a pretty lax policy when it comes to installing and deploying updates to its software products. Pretty lax. Meaning users could continue on using the applications

Where on earth is the promised redesign of the Windows Store?

With complete understanding of the fact that things like these take time, I ask, where is the Promised Land? I am, obviously, referring to the reported redesign of the Windows Store. News came out earlier this month,

Week In Review (Apr 7 – Apr 11)

The week after high-profile events are usually humdrum. This was anything but. The Microsoft story hit two important milestones right after BUILD 2014 concluded. Windows XP reached end of support the same day when Windows 8.1 Update