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While early builds of Windows 8.1 Update have been leaked on the Internet for the past few months, today Microsoft officially released the ISO files for its major new upgrade to its latest PC OS for its TechNet and MSDN subscribers.

In addition, Microsoft has also released Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update 1 to TechNet and MSDN users. As we have previously reported, Windows 8.1 Update will be made available as a free download for anyone who has a Windows 8 or 8.1 PC in less than a week on April 8th.
MSDN Windows 8.1 with Update (multiple editions) (x64) - DVD (English)
MSDN Windows 8.1 Update Zip
MSDN Windows 8.1 with Update ISOs
MSDN Windows 8.1 Enterprise with Update ISOs
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^Sweet! thumb.gif

I hope the update process is much smoother for this than it was for 8 --> 8.1. rolleyes.gif
     
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Why so long?!?!

That update process would never initiate on our work PC's. (not to mention the stupidity of asking 50-10,000 PC's to download such a large file like this all within the same week )
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Why so long?!?!

That update process would never initiate on our work PC's. (not to mention the stupidity of asking 50-10,000 PC's to download such a large file like this all within the same week )
So long for what?
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Thanks for the heads up. Downloading now thumb.gif

post #6 of 106
will internet explorer look better on desktop with this update?

like when lastpass is enabled it wouldn't create an entire freakin toolbar for it.
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Hi guys, could we get back on topic here?
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So long for what?

for this ISO to hit. Not having an ISO for it is a pain in the butt. Rather than downloading it once and distributing it through the network, we'd have to rely on people going through the stupid microsoft store - assuming they have a live account set up with the store. Companies don't want to have to deal with each individual computer like that...it'd be a pain the butt and a complete waste of time.
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Would love to install this, but i haven't got a MSDN subscription, so i wait. Very happy to see what's new biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

Why so long?!?!

That update process would never initiate on our work PC's. (not to mention the stupidity of asking 50-10,000 PC's to download such a large file like this all within the same week )

System Center? smile.gif
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