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[5]: Missed opportunity...
by lucas_maximus on Tue 14th May 2013 20:15 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Missed opportunity..."
lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

Give me a shout when the oldest Windows 8.1 setup is not from 2003 and it probably runs alright.

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RE[6]: Missed opportunity...
by Kochise on Tue 14th May 2013 20:18 in reply to "RE[5]: Missed opportunity..."
Kochise Member since:
2006-03-03

???

Kochise

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

There is a load of features added to Windows Service packs ... XP vs XP SP3 is actually massive in added new features ... they just don't advertise them like Apple and they work on the original machines that XP was ready for.

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