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Pre-release Windows 8.1 Update 1 Leaks

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In the past few weeks, we’ve seen several leaked screenshots of the upcoming Windows 8.1 Update 1, which is expected to bring in some necessary features to the operating system to make it better suited to desktop users. Well, there’s no official word from Microsoft about its launch, but that doesn’t stop the rumor mill from leaking information about the upcoming Windows 8.1 Update 1.

Recently, the pre-release build of the Windows 8.1 Update 1 has leaked on several file sharing websites all over the internet, ahead of it’s expected roll out in March. The latest update comes with several new features on board, some of them were already leaked before, including a a title bar in Windows 8 metro apps to close, minimize or restore the apps and can come as a handy new feature, ability to right click on the start screen that lets users perform several functions such as change tile size, unpin, and more.

Additionally, it’s also a bit easier to access the power options in the latest Windows 8.1 Update 1. Now, it lists the power options on the Start Screen, and opens up a drop-down menu that lists restart, shutdown, and sleep buttons.

The leaked update has a build date of January 14th, and is bound to have bugs and problems. So the final product can be different than the version leaked. Microsoft is expected to roll out the Windows 8.1 Update 1 on March 11th, a few weeks before the annual BUILD Conference 2014 kicks off.

via: The Verge Image Credit: Wzor

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