Store's Tile Still Says 'Windows 8.1 Preview' On Day One

PhredE

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Yes, I understand that to upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 you must go through the Store in the Modern UI/Metro environment, but, well into the first day of the Windows 8.1 upgrade release, the initial tile for that upgrade is still saying:
'Windows 8.1 Preview'.

That threatens implications that I'd rather not contemplate.

Is anyone else seeing '..Preview' on the Store tile?
Has anyone ignored the Preview reference and chosen the download link beneath it?
 

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I had this same preview tile this morning. I didn't intend to install it, expecting to get a download link so I could see what the link said. Well, I clicked it and the install started immediately - took a good while, but the install into full 8.1 went well.
 

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Brink wanted me to post a screenshot of this odd tile, but it was too late. Can you please post your screenshot of it?
 

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PhredE

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(Brink..?)
Yes, I wondered that, DButt, but soon after writing in the thread here, the Store had changed the tile and added a reference to '..update'.
Maybe it was a final job on the ToDo list that got a bit out of sync.

The Store now has a reasonable sub-title (albeit in unfortunate English*) saying that the update's now available free.
[*using regrettable Yankee alliteration 'The Windows 8.1 Update is available for free'. Duh.]

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