Is Windows 8.1 an update for Windows 8 or an upgrade? In other words, is it a service pack or is it a new version of Windows?
Let’s find out.
Update: Bad link fixed
In computers, deleting a file is analogous to tossing a piece of paper into a trash can. Anyone could simply retrieve that piece of paper from the trash can; so could anyone undelete the file.
Proper data erasure, however, is possible; it is analogous to tossing a piece of paper into a shredder or burning it. Read the rest of this entry
This article assumes you have heard about the new features of Windows 8.1 in Update 1 and decided to give it a try. So, you’d install a stock Windows 8.1 from a DVD and then proceed to Windows Update to install Update 1.
But you don’t find it there.
Windows 8.1, advertised as a free update, has arrived. But it is neither free nor an update.
Today, I am going to use my right of uninstalling Metro-style apps in Windows 8.1 Pro and uninstall them all. I have selected all installed apps and I am poised to press the Uninstall button. What do you think is going to happen?
During Windows 8.1 setup experience, I could not shake off the feeling that something is missing. Yesterday, I ran into it; and frankly, although it is missing, I am not missing it.
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