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Old 24th January 2014, 09:01   #1
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Default Win8.1 update promises tweaks for desktop users

Slowly but surely, Microsoft is making Windows 8 behave more like, well, Windows. Win8.1 brought back the Start button and the ability to boot directly to the desktop. The next major version of the OS, dubbed Threshold, is expected to resurrect the Start menu and allow Metro apps to be run in their own windows.

Threshold isn't due until 2015, but Microsoft appears to have a couple of Metro tweaks planned for the interim. According to SuperSite for Windows' Paul Thurrott, a Windows 8.1 update is coming in April . That release will reportedly add a "close" icon to ...

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next release is actually already rumored to be RTM end of 2014!
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