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Windows 8.1 Preview Officially Discontinued

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    Windows 8.1 Preview Officially Discontinued


    Windows 8.1 Preview was officially retired yesterday, so all machines that are still running it right now are automatically restarting every two hours.

    Microsoft wants all users to move to the full version of Windows 8.1, as it provides several performance improvements over the preview build, as well as enhanced functionality that makes it more helpful for users worldwide.

    Windows 8.1 Preview was launched in June 2013 at the BUILD developer conference and was supposed to provide us with a short glimpse into the feature line of the first update for Windows 8.
    Windows 8.1 Preview Officially Discontinued

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    USA, Idaho
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    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    Nothing new here; this was and has been being put out by MS for quite some time now. . .
    Last edited by Lee; 16 Jan 2014 at 21:41.
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Windows 8.1 Preview Officially Discontinued
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