Windows 8.1 Update: 5 Essential Facts
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User Rank: Ninja
4/10/2014 | 8:48:50 AM
RE: Windows 8.1.1 update - finally they "get it"
This is FINALLY moving in the right direction. How dumb that a multi-billion dollar company like Microsoft never did any consumer testing when developing Windows 8, except in house with a bunch of fan boys. If they had, they could have corrected many of these design mistakes BEFORE pushing it out the door and alienating millions of desktop users. If they will add back in the the honest to goodness, tried and true START button in Windows 9, eventually perhaps that disasterous roll out will become a distant memory. Only time will tell.
Li Tan
Li Tan,
User Rank: Ninja
4/10/2014 | 4:43:04 AM
Re: Booting to Windows start screen after Windows 8.1 Update 5 installed
This is something I like. As an old Windows user, booting directly to destkop looks more convenient. Now I used Windows 8 and the first thing I do after booting up is turning to desktop. But I encountered the same issue after upgrading to Windows 8.1 - I am not able to find the option to choose whether or not I want to boot to desktop?
User Rank: Apprentice
4/10/2014 | 3:52:26 AM
Re: Booting to Windows start screen after Windows 8.1 Update 5 installed
Steal 3GB of space in my SSD and I saw NO changes that justify this
Cyber Senior
Cyber Senior,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/9/2014 | 7:46:30 PM
Booting to Windows start screen after Windows 8.1 Update 5 installed
Wondered why my laptop was booting up to the desktop!! However, it does not seem to be possible to change the option so that it boots up to the Windows start screen. It appears that it boots to the desktop whether or not you have this option selected under Navigation Options.
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