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Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (September 8, 2013)

Media Centre from W8 to W8.1 (preview) does not migrate over, but you can re-install Media Centre again from W8.1 (preview) using the previous Media Centre key. I would suggest that this will...

Windows 8.1 Book: Thinking About the TOC Commented on: 1 year ago (September 1, 2013)

I also think that the task based TOC would be better, but I would also suggest that Chapter 0 (?) may benefit from being a summary of the changes between Windows 8 and 8.1.
While not many...

Microsoft Explains SkyDrive Integration in Windows 8.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 22, 2013)

I understand that there is trademark issue with "SkyDrive". Evidently BSkyB ( tv company ) are contesting it.

See...

Hands-On with Windows 8.1: System Recovery Commented on: 1 year ago (July 17, 2013)

The legacy "Windows 7 Backup didn't feature in Windows 8.0 Preview, but surfaced (no pun intended!) in 8.0 RTM.

I assume what you're saying that this is totally dead in 8.1. That will be...

Microsoft Delivers More Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (July 17, 2013)

Well done MS - 3 weeks ahead of the next Patch Tuesday. Obviously the end of the 4 week cycle.

Windows 8.1 is a 21st Century Windows 3.1 Commented on: 1 year ago (July 10, 2013)

Having "thrown my teddy out of the - major troubles installing W8.1, I am man enough to own up to rather liking it now it's up and running. No glitches or problems have materialised 'so far...

Microsoft Kills TechNet Subscriptions Commented on: 1 year ago (July 2, 2013)

Having just been invited to renew my sub (and having done so), I'm peeved that just a few days later I find that I have paid for another year for an obsolescent service. If I'd known this 10 days...

Download and Install the Windows 8.1 Preview Commented on: 1 year ago (June 27, 2013)

This has got to have been one of the worst experiences in my life! Using the TechNet ISO to do a "Keep Apps and everything" install (over W8 Pro), the whole thing just locks up the PC. "Keeping...

In Blue: Start Experience Changes Commented on: 1 year ago (May 29, 2013)

Not a lot - suffered enough of Windows 8, I don't need all the "Metro" guff and have happily gone back to Windows 7 on ALL of my machines.

Microsoft Offers a Free User Guide for Windows 8 Commented on: 2 years ago (May 23, 2013)

It is a great pity that this wasn't behind a dirty big tile on the Start Screen on very first boot up. That MAY have stopped a lot of the griping......
After all, there was such an intro to...

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