A few days ago, a new build of Windows 10, 9901, leaked to the Internet. Unlike previous Technical Preview builds, this build was not intended to be released to a wide group of testers. It is not possible to upgrade to this build via the Windows Insider release cycle. Nevertheless, the leaked build contains a lot of interesting changes that I would like to share here.
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Yesterday Microsoft released an updated preview of Windows 10 and all interested users can download it from their existing installation of Windows 10 Technical Preview to upgrade it from build 9841 to 9860. I would like to cover some notable changes which you might have missed in the updated Windows 10 build 9860. Read the rest if you are curious about what's changed or added.
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Windows 8.1 Update is a major update to the Windows 8.1 platform. It provides many UI and functionality improvements designed specifically for keyboard and mouse users. While most changes are obvious, there are some new features you might not have noticed even though you have Update 1 installed for a while. Let's explore some of these finer refinements.
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Today, a preview build of Windows 8.1 Update 1 leaked to the Internet. Windows 8.1 Update 1 is a rollup of several updates as well as some new features which Microsoft plans to offer to Windows 8.1 users. While this update has nothing new of significance for regular Desktop users, it contains few notable changes to the Modern UI, the way it integrates with the Desktop and to Internet Explorer 11. I have successfully installed the leaked '6.3.9600.16596.WINBLUES14_GDR_LEAN.140114-0237' build inside the latest VirtualBox and would like to offer you a brief overview of the new features in this build.
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