The first bonafide news from BUILD 2014.

The Windows 8.1 Update will be available on April 8th. The wait is almost over.

It will be free and available via Windows Update.

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Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. ( and The Redmond Cloud (

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  • Ray C


  • T4AA

    Preview for developers or for all?

    • Jason Claven

      I think it is for everyone. I could be wrong, but I think the developers already have a preview of it.

      • T4AA

        I’ve got preview for developers installed and can’t download WP8.1

  • Ted Smith

    This was rumored. I’m glad it’s official. Less than a week until we can get it!

  • Jake

    Good news. Let’s hope the update is fully ready and functional on the 8th and doesn’t require any major patches or updates right after the release.

  • WillyThePooh

    Simple, short and clear.