Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Oct 2013 13:33 UTC
Windows

Less than a year ago we were preparing to launch Windows 8, which introduced our vision of highly personalized mobile computing. And here we are today announcing the global availability of Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 demonstrates our commitment to continuously improving the product to create a richer customer experience. We are excited to have customers start updating their devices today and getting to experience new Windows devices this holiday season.

Out now for free for everyone with Windows 8.

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Wouldn't install
by IndigoJo on Fri 18th Oct 2013 08:27 UTC
IndigoJo
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2005-07-06

This update just won't install on my system. It downloads, "installs", then goes through "getting the update ready" before failing, and the "details" say that "something happened" with an error code (most recent attempt was 0x80070002). Have tried all the workarounds except for "refreshing" which means wiping all my apps, which I'm not willing to do.

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Wouldn't even download
by B. Janssen on Fri 18th Oct 2013 17:47 in reply to "Wouldn't install"
B. Janssen Member since:
2006-10-11

Microsoft is so full of fail!

The published directions claim that you can continue working while the update runs in the background -- but if you click the "Download" button, the system complains that you must be logged in with an admin account... what are these people thinking?

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