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Windows 8.1 Update 1

Windows 8.1 Update 1

Today at Build 2014 Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Update 1 on April 8th to the general public, but it’s available now to MSDN subscribers. Not wanting to waste any of the precious resources made available us MSDN folks, I promptly downloaded the bits and put them on my Surface Pro. Installation required applying 5 Feature Packs, and one system restart, total of about 15 minutes. Very simple, and none of my personal info or settings on the…

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Windows 8 Developer Preview

Windows 8 Developer Preview

Following the //build/ conference in Anaheim, I downloaded a copy of Windows 8 developer preview (32 bit) to put on my Dell Mini 12, 1 GHz Atom processor, 1GB RAM, 40GB SSD drive. A little history…I ended up having to put Windows 7 starter edition on it because it was running so horribly.  It came with Windows XP SP3, I installed Windows 7 Ultimate and it killed the performance.  I later changed it to Windows 7 Starter, and performance improved…

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