Windows 8.1

I upgraded my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 without any problems. It took almost as long to download and upgrade as a new install, but when it was completed, everything worked OK. A few settings I had tweaked had to be re-tweaked, but all in all it was an easy upgrade.

As soon as I completed the upgrade, Windows Update popped up and I had 4 updates!

The new Start button isn’t like the one in earlier versions of Windows. To access anything, you must right click on it and then you get this:

That’s ok, but I wonder why they put Programs and Features here, it’s not like I want to uninstall programs that often.

I have set my windows 8.1 to boot directly to the Desk top as I really hate those great big flashing tiles on the Modern UI.

Some folks are having problems getting to the Windows 8.1 update.

Maybe these sites can help you.

How to download the official Microsoft Windows 8.1 ISO

Why can’t I find the update in the Store?

Windows 8.1 Upgrade Woes

Windows 8.1 is what Windows 8 should have been in the first place. However, the average user is still probably not going to be too happy with Windows 8.1, as they won’t know how to tweak it to their liking.

How to eradicate Metro from your Windows 8.1 PC

So far I can live with it.