Can Windows 8.1 avoid the fate of Windows 8? Take a look at Microsoft's newest OS.
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With animated backgrounds and numerous small interface refinements, Windows 8.1 appears livelier and prettier than its predecessor. This effect is evident even before users sign on, as the Lock screen can now support slideshows.
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