Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th May 2013 17:38 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Windows "Today at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Boston, Tami Reller shared with the audience that the update previously referred to as 'Windows Blue' will be called Windows 8.1 and will be a free update to Windows 8 for consumers through the Windows Store." They really didn't have much of a choice, but good news anyway.
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RE[8]: Missed opportunity...
by Kochise on Tue 14th May 2013 20:53 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Missed opportunity..."
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Ok, that's fair, yet if you really wanted new features, you had to install PowerToys that weren't shiped with SPs. You meant WGA, Security Essentials, pre-UAC, stuffs alike ?

Take a look at Vista and its SPs. Keep in mind Microsoft works in the OS field for quite a few years by now (something around 30) and they have enough background, experience, return to make the right choices.

I bet they have.


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