Can Windows 8.1 avoid the fate of Windows 8? Take a look at Microsoft's newest OS.
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Many users found Windows 8 discouragingly difficult to use. Windows 8.1 tries to rectify this problem in a variety of ways. Visual cues now direct users to hidden menus, such as the downward pointing arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen that points users toward the "All Apps" view. Microsoft also includes a pre-installed Help + Tips app to help users learn the new operating system's ins and outs.